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cranial nerve maturation (GO:0021605)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abducens nerve development +   
accessory nerve development +  
cranial ganglion development +   
cranial nerve maturation +   
A developmental process, independent of morphogenetic (shape) change, that is required for a cranial nerve to attain its fully functional state. The cranial nerves are composed of twelve pairs of nerves that emanate from the nervous tissue of the hindbrain. These nerves are sensory, motor, or mixed in nature, and provide the motor and general sensory innervation of the head, neck and viscera. They mediate vision, hearing, olfaction and taste and carry the parasympathetic innervation of the autonomic ganglia that control visceral functions.
cranial nerve morphogenesis +   
facial nerve development +   
glossopharyngeal nerve development +   
hypoglossal nerve development +   
lateral line nerve development +   
oculomotor nerve development +   
olfactory nerve development +   
optic nerve development +   
trigeminal nerve development +   
trochlear nerve development +   
vagus nerve development +   
vestibulocochlear nerve development +   

Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, ISBN:0838580343

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