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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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      anatomical structure development 5286
        anatomical structure maturation 253
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    developmental process 5648
      anatomical structure development 5286
        multicellular organism development 4845
          system development 4567
            nervous system development 2365
              central nervous system development 1140
                brain development 899
                  hindbrain development 206
                    metencephalon development 155
                      pons development 13
                        locus ceruleus development 1
                          locus ceruleus maturation 0
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