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Term:locus ceruleus maturation
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Definition:A developmental process, independent of morphogenetic (shape) change, that is required for the locus ceruleus to attain its fully functional state. The locus ceruleus is a dense cluster of neurons within the dorsorostral pons. This nucleus is the major location of neurons that release norepinephrine throughout the brain, and is responsible for physiological responses to stress and panic.


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    developmental process 6138
      anatomical structure development 5709
        anatomical structure maturation 272
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    developmental process 6138
      anatomical structure development 5709
        multicellular organism development 5207
          system development 4900
            nervous system development 2524
              central nervous system development 1205
                brain development 942
                  hindbrain development 218
                    metencephalon development 164
                      pons development 15
                        locus ceruleus development 1
                          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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