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|Assembly||An "assembly" is made up of one or more parts|
|Part||A "part" is the smallest working physical unit of the project. It refers to either a "purchased component", or a "modified component".|
|Purchased Component||An unmodified physical piece that has been purchased from a vendor.|
|Modified Component||A purchased component that has been modified after being received from the vendor before it will be used.|
|Electronic Parts||Parts with power running to or through them|
|Solenoid||Valve that opens and allows water to flow from the water reservoir to the water dispenser in the cage when the mouse activates the corresponding infrared sensor.|
Composed of a photo-interrupter breakout board which has the infrared beam-break sensor, and an attached male three-pin connector.
To monitor internal temperature and humidity from outside the exterior encasement.
|Pellet dispenser Chute|
The hexagonal cylinder that the food pellets slide down to be delivered to the mouse.
|Individual Pellet Dispense Disk||The disc with holes around the circumference that is rotated by a stepper motor to distribute the food pellets.|
Parts that contribute to the structure of the box and have not been 3D printed.
The outermost box constructed of white ¾ Foam PVC
|Acrylic Light Diffuser Panel|
Translucent acrylic panel to diffuse the infrared LEDs to evenly illuminate the infrared camera
|Diffuser Panel Supports||Supports for the acrylic light diffuser panel that keep the panel securely in place and at the correct angle to provide even illumination|
|Light-Tight Air Vent|
Vent to provide air circulation in the encasement while providing a light-isolated environment.
|Animal Cage Base||The floor and sides of the murine home environment.|
|Animal Cage Lid||The covering of the murine home environment.|
The 10[mL] container that holds the murine water supply.