a circumventricular organ of the hypothalamus of many jawed fishes, protruding from the caudal infundibular wall. It is a vascularized neuroepithelium that consists of coronet cells, cerebrospinal fluid-contacting neurons and supporting cells. [ GOC:mr https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/662 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4115676 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23820554 ]

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Term information

contributor

https://github.com/michaelerice

https://github.com/cmungall

https://github.com/cerivs

function notes

seasonal receptor[PMID:23820554]

response to photoperiodic signals[PMID:23820554]

Although its function remains hypothetical, it may contain sensory receptors for depth chemical detection. Other probable functions are osmoregulation ionic transport skeletal growth and tooth regeneration, although other homeostatic functions are not excluded

id

UBERON:0034943

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8022