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GO term:anatomical structure morphogenesis
Synonym: anatomical structure organization
Synonym: embryogenesis and morphogenesis
Synonym: morphogenesis
GO id:GO:0009653
Definition:The process in which anatomical structures are generated and organized. Morphogenesis pertains to the creation of form.
Number of paths to term: 2

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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
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negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-aadenohypophysis development +
                                is-aadrenal cortex development +
                                is-aaggregation involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-aammon gyrus development
                                is-aamygdala development
                                is-aanalia development +
                                part-ofanatomical structure maturation +
                                part-ofanatomical structure morphogenesis [GO:0009653] (2285 genes, 6491 annotations)
                                        is-aadenohypophysis morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofanatomical structure arrangement +
                                        part-ofanatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofanatomical structure regression +
                                        part-ofapoptotic process involved in morphogenesis +
                                        is-aappendage morphogenesis +
                                        is-aascending aorta morphogenesis
                                        is-abeak morphogenesis +
                                        is-ablood vessel morphogenesis +
                                        is-abody morphogenesis +
                                        is-abone morphogenesis +
                                        is-abronchiole morphogenesis
                                        is-acardiac chamber morphogenesis +
                                        is-acardiac septum morphogenesis +
                                        is-acardiogenic plate morphogenesis
                                        is-acellular component morphogenesis +
                                        is-acentral nervous system morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellar cortex morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellar granular layer morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellar molecular layer morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellar Purkinje cell layer morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellum morphogenesis +
                                        is-acerebellum vasculature morphogenesis
                                        is-aciliary body morphogenesis
                                        is-acomma-shaped body morphogenesis +
                                        is-acompound eye corneal lens morphogenesis
                                        is-acranial nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-acraniofacial suture morphogenesis +
                                        is-adescending aorta morphogenesis
                                        part-ofdevelopmental growth involved in morphogenesis +
                                        is-adiencephalon morphogenesis +
                                        is-adigestive tract morphogenesis +
                                        is-adorsal motor nucleus of vagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aectodermal placode morphogenesis +
                                        is-aembryonic morphogenesis +
                                        is-aendocardium morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofestablishment of anatomical structure orientation +
                                        is-aestablishment of tissue polarity +
                                        is-aface morphogenesis
                                        is-aforamen ovale closure
                                        is-aforebrain morphogenesis +
                                        is-aforegut morphogenesis +
                                        is-afungiform papilla morphogenesis +
                                        is-agland morphogenesis +
                                        is-aglomerulus morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahair follicle morphogenesis
                                        is-ahead morphogenesis +
                                        is-aheart valve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aheart wedging
                                        is-ahindbrain morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahindgut morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahypophysis morphogenesis +
                                        is-ainferior olivary nucleus morphogenesis +
                                        is-airis morphogenesis
                                        is-akidney vasculature morphogenesis +
                                        is-aleaflet morphogenesis +
                                        is-alens morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                        is-alimb joint morphogenesis +
                                        is-alocus ceruleus morphogenesis +
                                        is-alung lobe morphogenesis +
                                        is-alymph vessel morphogenesis +
                                        is-alymphangiogenesis +
                                        is-amale anatomical structure morphogenesis +
                                        is-amedulla oblongata morphogenesis +
                                        is-amembranous septum morphogenesis
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amorphogenesis of a branching structure +
                                        is-amorphogenesis of symbiont in host cell
                                        is-amuscular septum morphogenesis
                                        is-anephric duct morphogenesis +
                                        is-anephron morphogenesis +
                                        is-aneurohypophysis morphogenesis +
                                        is-anipple morphogenesis +
                                        is-aorgan morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoutflow tract morphogenesis +
                                        is-aPeyer's patch morphogenesis
                                        is-apons morphogenesis +
                                        is-apost-anal tail morphogenesis
                                        is-apost-embryonic morphogenesis +
                                        is-aprostate gland stromal morphogenesis
                                        regulatesregulation of anatomical structure morphogenesis +
                                        is-arenal capsule morphogenesis +
                                        is-arenal system vasculature morphogenesis +
                                        is-aretina morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                        is-aretina vasculature morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                        is-arhombomere morphogenesis +
                                        is-aroot morphogenesis +
                                        is-aS-shaped body morphogenesis +
                                        is-asensory organ morphogenesis +
                                        is-ashoot system morphogenesis +
                                        is-asorocarp morphogenesis +
                                        is-asorocarp stalk morphogenesis
                                        is-aspiracle morphogenesis, open tracheal system
                                        is-asuperior olivary nucleus morphogenesis +
                                        is-aswim bladder inflation
                                        is-atail spike morphogenesis
                                        is-ataste bud morphogenesis +
                                        is-atissue morphogenesis +
                                        is-atrabecula morphogenesis +
                                        is-atube morphogenesis +
                                        is-aumbilical cord morphogenesis
                                is-aantennal joint development +
                                is-aanterior cibarial plate development +
                                is-aanterior midgut development
                                is-aanterior rotation of the optic cup
                                is-aanther development +
                                is-aanther wall tapetum development +
                                part-ofapoptotic process involved in development +
                                is-aappendage development +
                                is-aascending aorta development +
                                is-aascending thin limb development +
                                is-aatrioventricular canal development
                                is-aatrioventricular node development +
                                is-abeak development +
                                is-ablastocyst development +
                                is-ablood vessel development +
                                is-abone development +
                                is-abrainstem development +
                                is-abronchiole development +
                                is-abundle of His development +
                                is-acardiac chamber development +
                                is-acardiac conduction system development +
                                is-acardiac septum development +
                                is-acell development +
                                is-acentral canal development
                                is-acentral complex development
                                is-acerebellar cortex development +
                                is-acerebellar granular layer development +
                                is-acerebellar molecular layer development +
                                is-acerebellar Purkinje cell layer development +
                                is-acerebellum development +
                                is-acerebral cortex development +
                                is-achorion development +
                                is-acingulate gyrus development
                                is-acloaca development +
                                is-aclypeus development +
                                is-acochlea development +
                                is-acollecting duct development +
                                is-acommon bile duct development +
                                is-acompound eye corneal lens development +
                                is-aconidiophore stalk development +
                                is-acornea development in camera-type eye +
                                is-acorpora quadrigemina development +
                                is-acorpus callosum development +
                                is-acortical collecting duct development +
                                is-aculmination involved in sorocarp development +
                                is-acupula development +
                                is-acuticle development +
                                is-acystic duct development
                                is-adeltoid tuberosity development
                                is-adendrite development +
                                is-adendritic spine development +
                                is-adentate gyrus development
                                is-adentate nucleus development
                                is-adermatome development +
                                is-adescending aorta development +
                                is-adescending thin limb development +
                                is-adiencephalon development +
                                is-adigestive tract development +
                                is-adistal convoluted tubule development +
                                is-adorsal spinal cord development +
                                is-aearly distal convoluted tubule development +
                                is-aectodermal placode development +
                                is-aembryo development +
                                is-aembryo sac development +
                                is-aembryonic heart tube elongation
                                is-aendocardium development +
                                is-aendocrine pancreas development +
                                is-aepistomal sclerite development +
                                is-aepithalamus development +
                                is-aexocrine pancreas development
                                is-aeyelid development in camera-type eye
                                is-aface development +
                                is-afloor plate development +
                                is-afloral whorl development +
                                is-aforebrain development +
                                is-aforebrain-midbrain boundary formation
                                is-afourth ventricle development
                                is-afruit replum development
                                is-afruit valve development
                                is-afungiform papilla development +
                                is-agerm-line cyst encapsulation +
                                is-aglobus pallidus development
                                is-aglomerulus development +
                                is-aglomus development
                                is-ahabenula development
                                is-ahard palate development
                                is-ahead development +
                                is-aheart valve development +
                                is-ahepatic duct development
                                is-ahindbrain development +
                                is-ahippocampus development +
                                is-aHis-Purkinje system development +
                                is-ahypothalamus development +
                                is-ainferior colliculus development
                                is-ainferior reticular formation development
                                is-ainner ear development +
                                is-ainner stripe development
                                is-aintermediate reticular formation development
                                is-aintrahepatic bile duct development
                                is-ajuxtaglomerular apparatus development +
                                is-aKupffer's vesicle development
                                is-alabrum development +
                                is-alabyrinthine layer development +
                                is-alate distal convoluted tubule development +
                                is-alateral line development +
                                is-alateral ventricle development
                                is-aleft horn of sinus venosus development
                                is-alens development in camera-type eye +
                                is-alocus ceruleus development +
                                is-along descending thin limb bend development +
                                is-alung alveolus development +
                                is-alung lobe development +
                                is-alung saccule development +
                                is-alymph vessel development +
                                is-amacula densa development +
                                is-amammary gland alveolus development +
                                is-amammary gland lobule development +
                                is-amammillary axonal complex development +
                                is-amammillary body development +
                                is-amammillotectal axonal tract development
                                is-amammillotegmental axonal tract development
                                is-amammillothalamic axonal tract development
                                is-amaternal placenta development +
                                is-amedulla oblongata development +
                                is-amedullary reticular formation development +
                                is-amesectoderm development
                                is-amesendoderm development +
                                is-ametencephalon development +
                                is-amidbrain development +
                                is-amidbrain-hindbrain boundary development +
                                is-amuscle structure development +
                                is-amushroom body development
                                is-amycelium development +
                                is-amyotome development +
                                is-anail development +
                                is-anectary development
                                is-anephron development +
                                is-anephrostome development
                                is-anerve development +
                                is-aneural nucleus development +
                                is-aneural retina development +
                                is-aneural tube development +
                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                is-anipple development +
                                is-anotum development +
                                is-aocellus development +
                                is-aolfactory bulb development +
                                is-aolfactory bulb mitral cell layer development
                                is-aolfactory cortex development
                                is-aolfactory lobe development +
                                is-aolfactory pit development
                                is-aoptic chiasma development
                                is-aoptic lobe placode development +
                                is-aorbitofrontal cortex development +
                                is-aorgan development +
                                is-aotolith development +
                                is-aouter stripe development
                                is-aovule development +
                                is-apalate development +
                                is-apallium development +
                                is-aparahippocampal gyrus development
                                is-aparamesonephric duct development
                                is-apharynx development +
                                is-aphyllome development +
                                is-aplant-type spore development +
                                is-apollen development +
                                is-apollen tube development +
                                is-apons development +
                                is-aposterior cibarial plate development +
                                is-aposterior midgut development
                                is-aprebend segment development +
                                is-aprogression of morphogenetic furrow involved in compound eye morphogenesis
                                is-apronephric sinus development
                                is-aprostate glandular acinus development +
                                is-aproximal convoluted tubule development +
                                is-aproximal convoluted tubule segment 1 development +
                                is-aproximal convoluted tubule segment 2 development +
                                is-aproximal straight tubule development +
                                is-aPurkinje myocyte development +
                                is-aputamen development
                                is-apyramid development +
                                is-arectal diverticulum development
                                is-aregeneration +
                                is-arenal cortex development +
                                is-arenal inner medulla development
                                is-arenal outer medulla development +
                                is-areproductive structure development +
                                is-aretina development in camera-type eye +
                                is-arhombomere development +
                                is-aright horn of sinus venosus development
                                is-aroot cap development
                                is-asclerotome development +
                                is-aseed coat development +
                                is-asemicircular canal development +
                                is-asinoatrial node development +
                                is-aslug development involved in sorocarp development
                                is-asoft palate development
                                is-asomite development +
                                is-asorocarp stalk development +
                                is-aspinal cord development +
                                is-aspongiotrophoblast layer development +
                                is-astamen filament development
                                is-astigma development
                                is-astipule development
                                is-astomium development
                                is-astriatum development +
                                is-astyle development
                                is-asubarachnoid space development
                                is-asubpallium development +
                                is-asubstantia nigra development
                                is-asubthalamus development +
                                is-asuperior colliculus development
                                is-asuperior reticular formation development
                                is-asuperior temporal gyrus development
                                is-asuspensor development
                                is-asystem development +
                                is-ataste bud development +
                                is-atelencephalon development +
                                is-athalamus development +
                                is-athick ascending limb development +
                                is-athird ventricle development
                                is-atissue development +
                                is-atooth eruption
                                is-atrabecular meshwork development
                                is-atrachea submucosa development +
                                is-atube development +
                                is-aumbilical cord development +
                                is-avascular cord development
                                is-aventral midline development +
                                is-aventral spinal cord development +
                                is-avisceral serous pericardium development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aabscission +
                        is-aanatomical structure development +
                        is-aanatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis +
                        is-aanatomical structure morphogenesis [GO:0009653] (2285 genes, 6491 annotations)
                                is-aadenohypophysis morphogenesis +
                                part-ofanatomical structure arrangement +
                                part-ofanatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis +
                                part-ofanatomical structure regression +
                                part-ofapoptotic process involved in morphogenesis +
                                is-aappendage morphogenesis +
                                is-aascending aorta morphogenesis
                                is-abeak morphogenesis +
                                is-ablood vessel morphogenesis +
                                is-abody morphogenesis +
                                is-abone morphogenesis +
                                is-abronchiole morphogenesis
                                is-acardiac chamber morphogenesis +
                                is-acardiac septum morphogenesis +
                                is-acardiogenic plate morphogenesis
                                is-acellular component morphogenesis +
                                is-acentral nervous system morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellar cortex morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellar granular layer morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellar molecular layer morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellar Purkinje cell layer morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellum morphogenesis +
                                is-acerebellum vasculature morphogenesis
                                is-aciliary body morphogenesis
                                is-acomma-shaped body morphogenesis +
                                is-acompound eye corneal lens morphogenesis
                                is-acranial nerve morphogenesis +
                                is-acraniofacial suture morphogenesis +
                                is-adescending aorta morphogenesis
                                part-ofdevelopmental growth involved in morphogenesis +
                                is-adiencephalon morphogenesis +
                                is-adigestive tract morphogenesis +
                                is-adorsal motor nucleus of vagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                is-aectodermal placode morphogenesis +
                                is-aembryonic morphogenesis +
                                is-aendocardium morphogenesis +
                                part-ofestablishment of anatomical structure orientation +
                                is-aestablishment of tissue polarity +
                                is-aface morphogenesis
                                is-aforamen ovale closure
                                is-aforebrain morphogenesis +
                                is-aforegut morphogenesis +
                                is-afungiform papilla morphogenesis +
                                is-agland morphogenesis +
                                is-aglomerulus morphogenesis +
                                is-ahair follicle morphogenesis
                                is-ahead morphogenesis +
                                is-aheart valve morphogenesis +
                                is-aheart wedging
                                is-ahindbrain morphogenesis +
                                is-ahindgut morphogenesis +
                                is-ahypophysis morphogenesis +
                                is-ainferior olivary nucleus morphogenesis +
                                is-airis morphogenesis
                                is-akidney vasculature morphogenesis +
                                is-aleaflet morphogenesis +
                                is-alens morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                is-alimb joint morphogenesis +
                                is-alocus ceruleus morphogenesis +
                                is-alung lobe morphogenesis +
                                is-alymph vessel morphogenesis +
                                is-alymphangiogenesis +
                                is-amale anatomical structure morphogenesis +
                                is-amedulla oblongata morphogenesis +
                                is-amembranous septum morphogenesis
                                is-ametamorphosis +
                                is-amorphogenesis of a branching structure +
                                is-amorphogenesis of symbiont in host cell
                                is-amuscular septum morphogenesis
                                is-anephric duct morphogenesis +
                                is-anephron morphogenesis +
                                is-aneurohypophysis morphogenesis +
                                is-anipple morphogenesis +
                                is-aorgan morphogenesis +
                                is-aoutflow tract morphogenesis +
                                is-aPeyer's patch morphogenesis
                                is-apons morphogenesis +
                                is-apost-anal tail morphogenesis
                                is-apost-embryonic morphogenesis +
                                is-aprostate gland stromal morphogenesis
                                regulatesregulation of anatomical structure morphogenesis +
                                is-arenal capsule morphogenesis +
                                is-arenal system vasculature morphogenesis +
                                is-aretina morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                is-aretina vasculature morphogenesis in camera-type eye +
                                is-arhombomere morphogenesis +
                                is-aroot morphogenesis +
                                is-aS-shaped body morphogenesis +
                                is-asensory organ morphogenesis +
                                is-ashoot system morphogenesis +
                                is-asorocarp morphogenesis +
                                is-asorocarp stalk morphogenesis
                                is-aspiracle morphogenesis, open tracheal system
                                is-asuperior olivary nucleus morphogenesis +
                                is-aswim bladder inflation
                                is-atail spike morphogenesis
                                is-ataste bud morphogenesis +
                                is-atissue morphogenesis +
                                is-atrabecula morphogenesis +
                                is-atube morphogenesis +
                                is-aumbilical cord morphogenesis
                        is-adevelopment involved in symbiotic interaction +
                        is-adevelopmental process involved in reproduction +
                        is-adormancy process +
                        is-amaintenance of cell number +
                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of developmental process +
                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of developmental process +
                        regulatesregulation of developmental process +
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process +
                        is-aspore germination +


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