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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 7219
      anatomical structure development 6542
        anatomical structure maturation 306
          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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  biological_process 18534
    developmental process 7219
      anatomical structure development 6542
        multicellular organism development 5913
          system development 5590
            nervous system development 2893
              central nervous system development 1333
                brain development 1014
                  hindbrain development 224
                    metencephalon development 169
                      pons development 15
                        locus ceruleus development 1
                          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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