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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 5616
      anatomical structure development 5254
        anatomical structure maturation 256
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    developmental process 5616
      anatomical structure development 5254
        multicellular organism development 4812
          system development 4532
            nervous system development 2347
              central nervous system development 1136
                brain development 898
                  hindbrain development 207
                    metencephalon development 156
                      pons development 13
                        locus ceruleus development 1
                          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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