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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 7031
      anatomical structure development 6505
        anatomical structure maturation 294
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    developmental process 7031
      anatomical structure development 6505
        multicellular organism development 5969
          system development 5380
            nervous system development 2722
              central nervous system development 1254
                brain development 966
                  hindbrain development 218
                    metencephalon development 167
                      pons development 13
                        locus ceruleus development 1
                          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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