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GO term:renal system process
Synonym: excretory system process
Synonym: kidney system process
GO id:GO:0003014
Definition:A organ system process carried out by any of the organs or tissues of the renal system. The renal system maintains fluid balance, and contributes to electrolyte balance, acid/base balance, and disposal of nitrogenous waste products. In humans, the renal system comprises a pair of kidneys, a pair of ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, sphincter muscle and associated blood vessels; in other species, the renal system may comprise related structures (e.g., nephrocytes and malpighian tubules in Drosophila).
Number of paths to term: 2

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process +
                                        is-adigestive system process +
                                        is-aendocrine process +
                                        is-aexcretion +
                                        is-ahepaticobiliary system process
                                        is-amuscle system process +
                                        is-aneurological system process +
                                        regulatesregulation of system process +
                                        is-arenal system process [GO:0003014] (85 genes, 136 annotations)
                                                is-amicturition +
                                                is-aregulation of urine volume +
                                                is-arenal absorption +
                                                is-arenal filtration +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal rubidium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +
                                                is-arenal sodium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal system process involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure +
                                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                                is-arenal water homeostasis +
                                                is-arenal water transport +
                                        is-arespiratory system process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process +
                                        is-adigestive system process +
                                        is-aendocrine process +
                                        is-aexcretion +
                                        is-ahepaticobiliary system process
                                        is-amuscle system process +
                                        is-aneurological system process +
                                        regulatesregulation of system process +
                                        is-arenal system process [GO:0003014] (85 genes, 136 annotations)
                                                is-amicturition +
                                                is-aregulation of urine volume +
                                                is-arenal absorption +
                                                is-arenal filtration +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal rubidium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +
                                                is-arenal sodium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal system process involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure +
                                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                                is-arenal water homeostasis +
                                                is-arenal water transport +
                                        is-arespiratory system process +


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