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Term:
branchiomotor neuron axon guidance (GO:0021785)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (6) Bonobo: (6) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (5)
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branchiomotor neuron axon guidance +   
The process in which a branchiomotor neuron growth cone is directed to a specific target site. Branchiomotor neurons are located in the hindbrain and innervate branchial arch-derived muscles that control jaw movements, facial expression, the larynx, and the pharynx.
negative regulation of motor neuron axon guidance 
positive regulation of motor neuron axon guidance 
regulation of motor neuron axon guidance +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: BMN axon guidance ;   branchial motor axon guidance ;   special visceral motor neuron axon guidance
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_15jun06, PMID:14699587

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