A continuation of the neuron projection bundle component of a nerve inside, crossing or immediately outside the central nervous system. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/286 ]

Synonyms: radix nervi initial segment of nerve

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Term information



latin term
radix nervi

editor note

We consider cranial nerve roots to be primarily CNS structures, but model spinal nerve roots as PNS structures, due to the existence of ganglia on the roots.

external definition

The continuation of the neurite bundle and associated glia of a nerve, inside the central nervous system[FBbt:00007602, FBC:DOS].

external ontology notes

FMA has 'central zone of nerve' which is the superclass of cranial nerve tracts, which the FMA sometimes calls roots