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Category:GO:0043025 ! neuronal cell body

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DAG for GO:0043025id: GO:0043025

name: neuronal cell body
namespace: cellular_component
def: "The portion of a neuron that includes the nucleus, but excludes cell projections such as axons and dendrites." [GOC:go_curators]
comment: Note that 'cell body' and 'cell soma' are not used in the literature for cells that lack projections, nor for some cells (e.g. yeast with mating projections) that do have projections.
subset: goslim_pir
synonym: "neuron cell body" EXACT []
synonym: "neuronal cell soma" EXACT []
xref: NIF_Subcellular:sao1044911821
xref: Wikipedia:Soma_(biology)
is_a: GO:0044297 ! cell body
is_a: GO:0097458 ! neuron part
relationship: part_of: GO:0036477 ! somatodendritic compartment


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