OBO ID: ZFA:0000453
Term Name: cranial nerve X Search Ontology:
  • CN-X
  • vagal nerve
  • vagus nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve that innervates gill muscles. Sometimes called a branchiomeric nerve because it innervates derivatives of the branchial arches. This nerve contains sensory axons that carry both somatic and visceral sensory information as well as motor axons from branchiomotor neurons. The root is typically found at either rhombomere 7 or rhombomere 8. (2)
Appears at: Pharyngula:Prim-5 (24.0h-30.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000453
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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