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Term:diencephalon cell quantity
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Accession:VT:0000831 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion or number of cells in the paired caudal parts of the prosencephalon from which the thalamus, hypothalamus, epithalamus and subthalamus are derived.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: diencephalon cell number

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  vertebrate trait 6
    organ system trait 6
      nervous/sensory system trait 0
        nervous system morphology trait 0
          brain morphology trait 0
            forebrain morphology trait 0
              diencephalon morphology trait 0
                diencephalon cell quantity 0
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