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GO term:respiratory gaseous exchange
Synonym: breathing
Synonym: respiration
GO id:GO:0007585
Definition:The process of gaseous exchange between an organism and its environment. In plants, microorganisms, and many small animals, air or water makes direct contact with the organism's cells or tissue fluids, and the processes of diffusion supply the organism with dioxygen (O2) and remove carbon dioxide (CO2). In larger animals the efficiency of gaseous exchange is improved by specialized respiratory organs, such as lungs and gills, which are ventilated by breathing mechanisms.
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


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-aadult behavior +
                                is-abeta-amyloid clearance +
                                is-abud dormancy process
                                is-acallus formation
                                is-acircadian regulation of gene expression
                                is-acircadian regulation of heart rate +
                                is-acircadian regulation of translation
                                is-acoagulation +
                                is-acytokine production +
                                is-adetermination of adult lifespan +
                                is-adigestion +
                                is-agastric acid secretion +
                                is-ahatching behavior
                                is-ainnervation +
                                is-aintestinal D-glucose absorption +
                                is-aintestinal folate absorption
                                is-aintestinal lipid absorption +
                                is-akeratinization +
                                is-alarval behavior +
                                is-alearning or memory +
                                is-amegagametogenesis +
                                is-ameristem determinacy +
                                is-ameristem maintenance +
                                is-amicrogametogenesis +
                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary maturation during brain development
                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary maturation during neural plate development
                                is-amolting cycle +
                                is-amolting cycle process +
                                is-amorphogenesis of a branching structure +
                                is-amulticellular organism adhesion +
                                is-amulticellular organism development +
                                is-amulticellular organism growth +
                                is-amulticellular organism metabolic process +
                                is-amulticellular organismal homeostasis +
                                is-amulticellular organismal movement +
                                is-amulticellular organismal response to stress +
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling +
                                is-amuscle attachment +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of multicellular organismal process +
                                is-aneurotrophin production +
                                is-aorgan growth +
                                is-aorganism emergence from protective structure +
                                is-aossification +
                                is-aotolith tethering
                                is-apattern specification process +
                                is-aphotoreceptor cell maintenance
                                is-apigment accumulation in tissues +
                                is-aplasma lipoprotein particle clearance +
                                is-aplasma lipoprotein particle organization +
                                is-apollen germination
                                is-apolyphenic determination +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of multicellular organismal process +
                                is-apost-embryonic development +
                                is-aprimary growth
                                is-aproduction of molecular mediator involved in inflammatory response +
                                is-apseudocleavage +
                                is-apupariation
                                is-apupation
                                is-arenal glucose absorption
                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                is-arenal water transport +
                                is-arespiratory gaseous exchange [GO:0007585] (54 genes, 64 annotations)
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange
                                        regulatesregulation of respiratory gaseous exchange +
                                        regulatesregulation of respiratory gaseous exchange by neurological system process
                                        is-arespiratory system process +
                                is-aresponse to dietary excess +
                                is-aresponse to high population density
                                is-ascab formation
                                is-asecretion by tissue +
                                is-aseed dormancy process +
                                is-aseed germination +
                                is-asleep +
                                is-astem cell population maintenance +
                                is-atissue migration +
                                is-atissue remodeling +
                                is-atransforming growth factor beta activation +
                                is-avascular transport +
                                is-avibrational conductance of sound to the inner ear
                                is-avisual behavior +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-aadult behavior +
                                is-abeta-amyloid clearance +
                                is-abud dormancy process
                                is-acallus formation
                                is-acircadian regulation of gene expression
                                is-acircadian regulation of heart rate +
                                is-acircadian regulation of translation
                                is-acoagulation +
                                is-acytokine production +
                                is-adetermination of adult lifespan +
                                is-adigestion +
                                is-agastric acid secretion +
                                is-ahatching behavior
                                is-ainnervation +
                                is-aintestinal D-glucose absorption +
                                is-aintestinal folate absorption
                                is-aintestinal lipid absorption +
                                is-akeratinization +
                                is-alarval behavior +
                                is-alearning or memory +
                                is-amegagametogenesis +
                                is-ameristem determinacy +
                                is-ameristem maintenance +
                                is-amicrogametogenesis +
                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary maturation during brain development
                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary maturation during neural plate development
                                is-amolting cycle +
                                is-amolting cycle process +
                                is-amorphogenesis of a branching structure +
                                is-amulticellular organism adhesion +
                                is-amulticellular organism development +
                                is-amulticellular organism growth +
                                is-amulticellular organism metabolic process +
                                is-amulticellular organismal homeostasis +
                                is-amulticellular organismal movement +
                                is-amulticellular organismal response to stress +
                                is-amulticellular organismal signaling +
                                is-amuscle attachment +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of multicellular organismal process +
                                is-aneurotrophin production +
                                is-aorgan growth +
                                is-aorganism emergence from protective structure +
                                is-aossification +
                                is-aotolith tethering
                                is-apattern specification process +
                                is-aphotoreceptor cell maintenance
                                is-apigment accumulation in tissues +
                                is-aplasma lipoprotein particle clearance +
                                is-aplasma lipoprotein particle organization +
                                is-apollen germination
                                is-apolyphenic determination +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of multicellular organismal process +
                                is-apost-embryonic development +
                                is-aprimary growth
                                is-aproduction of molecular mediator involved in inflammatory response +
                                is-apseudocleavage +
                                is-apupariation
                                is-apupation
                                is-arenal glucose absorption
                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                is-arenal water transport +
                                is-arespiratory gaseous exchange [GO:0007585] (54 genes, 64 annotations)
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange
                                        regulatesregulation of respiratory gaseous exchange +
                                        regulatesregulation of respiratory gaseous exchange by neurological system process
                                        is-arespiratory system process +
                                is-aresponse to dietary excess +
                                is-aresponse to high population density
                                is-ascab formation
                                is-asecretion by tissue +
                                is-aseed dormancy process +
                                is-aseed germination +
                                is-asleep +
                                is-astem cell population maintenance +
                                is-atissue migration +
                                is-atissue remodeling +
                                is-atransforming growth factor beta activation +
                                is-avascular transport +
                                is-avibrational conductance of sound to the inner ear
                                is-avisual behavior +


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MGI 6.05
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