Term: VaP motor neuron neuronal cell body
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Name: VaP motor neuron
Synonyms: variable primary motoneuron
Definition: A primary motor neuron of the spinal cord. This cell is present in slightly less than half of the trunk hemisegments. Additionally, this cell has at least 2 different fates: it may become a primary motoneuron and arborize in an exclusive muscle territory, or it may die during embryonic development.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005181]
Name: neuronal cell body
Synonyms: neuron cell body, neuronal cell soma
Definition: The portion of a neuron that includes the nucleus, but excludes cell projections such as axons and dendrites.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043025]   QuickGO   AmiGO