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GO term:embryo development
Synonym: embryogenesis
Synonym: embryogenesis and morphogenesis
Synonym: embryonal development
GO id:GO:0009790
Alternate id: GO:0009795
Definition:The process whose specific outcome is the progression of an embryo from its formation until the end of its embryonic life stage. The end of the embryonic stage is organism-specific. For example, for mammals, the process would begin with zygote formation and end with birth. For insects, the process would begin at zygote formation and end with larval hatching. For plant zygotic embryos, this would be from zygote formation to the end of seed dormancy. For plant vegetative embryos, this would be from the initial determination of the cell or group of cells to form an embryo until the point when the embryo becomes independent of the parent plant.
Number of paths to term: 5

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-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-amulticellular organism development
                                        part-ofabscission +
                                        part-ofappendage development +
                                        part-ofcell competition in a multicellular organism
                                        part-ofcellularization +
                                        part-ofcuticle development +
                                        part-ofdevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        part-ofeclosion +
                                        is-aembryo development [GO:0009790] (1113 genes, 2545 annotations)
                                                part-ofchanges to DNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                part-ofDNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in birth or egg hatching +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                                part-ofembryonic cleavage
                                                part-ofembryonic heart tube development +
                                                part-ofembryonic morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofembryonic organ development +
                                                part-ofembryonic pattern specification +
                                                part-ofembryonic process involved in female pregnancy
                                                part-ofmitotic cell cycle, embryonic +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of embryonic development +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofpseudocleavage +
                                                regulatesregulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofsomite development +
                                        part-ofembryo implantation +
                                        part-offemale sex determination +
                                        part-offemale sex differentiation +
                                        part-offruit ripening +
                                        is-agametophyte development +
                                        part-ofgerm-line sex determination +
                                        part-ofhatching +
                                        is-ainstar larval or pupal development +
                                        is-alarval development +
                                        part-ofmale sex determination +
                                        part-ofmale sex differentiation +
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amulticellular organism aging +
                                        part-ofmycelium development +
                                        is-anon-reproductive fruiting body development +
                                        part-ofpattern specification process +
                                        part-ofpolyphenic determination +
                                        part-ofpost-embryonic development +
                                        part-ofprimary sex determination +
                                        part-ofprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        regulatesregulation of multicellular organismal development +
                                        part-ofsomatic sex determination +
                                        part-ofsystem development +
                                        part-oftube development +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organism development
                                        part-ofabscission +
                                        part-ofappendage development +
                                        part-ofcell competition in a multicellular organism
                                        part-ofcellularization +
                                        part-ofcuticle development +
                                        part-ofdevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        part-ofeclosion +
                                        is-aembryo development [GO:0009790] (1113 genes, 2545 annotations)
                                                part-ofchanges to DNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                part-ofDNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in birth or egg hatching +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                                part-ofembryonic cleavage
                                                part-ofembryonic heart tube development +
                                                part-ofembryonic morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofembryonic organ development +
                                                part-ofembryonic pattern specification +
                                                part-ofembryonic process involved in female pregnancy
                                                part-ofmitotic cell cycle, embryonic +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of embryonic development +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofpseudocleavage +
                                                regulatesregulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofsomite development +
                                        part-ofembryo implantation +
                                        part-offemale sex determination +
                                        part-offemale sex differentiation +
                                        part-offruit ripening +
                                        is-agametophyte development +
                                        part-ofgerm-line sex determination +
                                        part-ofhatching +
                                        is-ainstar larval or pupal development +
                                        is-alarval development +
                                        part-ofmale sex determination +
                                        part-ofmale sex differentiation +
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amulticellular organism aging +
                                        part-ofmycelium development +
                                        is-anon-reproductive fruiting body development +
                                        part-ofpattern specification process +
                                        part-ofpolyphenic determination +
                                        part-ofpost-embryonic development +
                                        part-ofprimary sex determination +
                                        part-ofprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        regulatesregulation of multicellular organismal development +
                                        part-ofsomatic sex determination +
                                        part-ofsystem development +
                                        part-oftube development +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organism development
                                        part-ofabscission +
                                        part-ofappendage development +
                                        part-ofcell competition in a multicellular organism
                                        part-ofcellularization +
                                        part-ofcuticle development +
                                        part-ofdevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        part-ofeclosion +
                                        is-aembryo development [GO:0009790] (1113 genes, 2545 annotations)
                                                part-ofchanges to DNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                part-ofDNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in birth or egg hatching +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                                part-ofembryonic cleavage
                                                part-ofembryonic heart tube development +
                                                part-ofembryonic morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofembryonic organ development +
                                                part-ofembryonic pattern specification +
                                                part-ofembryonic process involved in female pregnancy
                                                part-ofmitotic cell cycle, embryonic +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of embryonic development +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofpseudocleavage +
                                                regulatesregulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofsomite development +
                                        part-ofembryo implantation +
                                        part-offemale sex determination +
                                        part-offemale sex differentiation +
                                        part-offruit ripening +
                                        is-agametophyte development +
                                        part-ofgerm-line sex determination +
                                        part-ofhatching +
                                        is-ainstar larval or pupal development +
                                        is-alarval development +
                                        part-ofmale sex determination +
                                        part-ofmale sex differentiation +
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amulticellular organism aging +
                                        part-ofmycelium development +
                                        is-anon-reproductive fruiting body development +
                                        part-ofpattern specification process +
                                        part-ofpolyphenic determination +
                                        part-ofpost-embryonic development +
                                        part-ofprimary sex determination +
                                        part-ofprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        regulatesregulation of multicellular organismal development +
                                        part-ofsomatic sex determination +
                                        part-ofsystem development +
                                        part-oftube development +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organism development
                                        part-ofabscission +
                                        part-ofappendage development +
                                        part-ofcell competition in a multicellular organism
                                        part-ofcellularization +
                                        part-ofcuticle development +
                                        part-ofdevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        part-ofeclosion +
                                        is-aembryo development [GO:0009790] (1113 genes, 2545 annotations)
                                                part-ofchanges to DNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                part-ofDNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in birth or egg hatching +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                                part-ofembryonic cleavage
                                                part-ofembryonic heart tube development +
                                                part-ofembryonic morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofembryonic organ development +
                                                part-ofembryonic pattern specification +
                                                part-ofembryonic process involved in female pregnancy
                                                part-ofmitotic cell cycle, embryonic +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of embryonic development +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofpseudocleavage +
                                                regulatesregulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofsomite development +
                                        part-ofembryo implantation +
                                        part-offemale sex determination +
                                        part-offemale sex differentiation +
                                        part-offruit ripening +
                                        is-agametophyte development +
                                        part-ofgerm-line sex determination +
                                        part-ofhatching +
                                        is-ainstar larval or pupal development +
                                        is-alarval development +
                                        part-ofmale sex determination +
                                        part-ofmale sex differentiation +
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amulticellular organism aging +
                                        part-ofmycelium development +
                                        is-anon-reproductive fruiting body development +
                                        part-ofpattern specification process +
                                        part-ofpolyphenic determination +
                                        part-ofpost-embryonic development +
                                        part-ofprimary sex determination +
                                        part-ofprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        regulatesregulation of multicellular organismal development +
                                        part-ofsomatic sex determination +
                                        part-ofsystem development +
                                        part-oftube development +


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organism development
                                        part-ofabscission +
                                        part-ofappendage development +
                                        part-ofcell competition in a multicellular organism
                                        part-ofcellularization +
                                        part-ofcuticle development +
                                        part-ofdevelopment of primary sexual characteristics +
                                        part-ofeclosion +
                                        is-aembryo development [GO:0009790] (1113 genes, 2545 annotations)
                                                part-ofchanges to DNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                part-ofDNA methylation involved in embryo development +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in birth or egg hatching +
                                                is-aembryo development ending in seed dormancy +
                                                part-ofembryonic cleavage
                                                part-ofembryonic heart tube development +
                                                part-ofembryonic morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofembryonic organ development +
                                                part-ofembryonic pattern specification +
                                                part-ofembryonic process involved in female pregnancy
                                                part-ofmitotic cell cycle, embryonic +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of embryonic development +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofpseudocleavage +
                                                regulatesregulation of embryonic development +
                                                part-ofsomite development +
                                        part-ofembryo implantation +
                                        part-offemale sex determination +
                                        part-offemale sex differentiation +
                                        part-offruit ripening +
                                        is-agametophyte development +
                                        part-ofgerm-line sex determination +
                                        part-ofhatching +
                                        is-ainstar larval or pupal development +
                                        is-alarval development +
                                        part-ofmale sex determination +
                                        part-ofmale sex differentiation +
                                        is-ametamorphosis +
                                        is-amulticellular organism aging +
                                        part-ofmycelium development +
                                        is-anon-reproductive fruiting body development +
                                        part-ofpattern specification process +
                                        part-ofpolyphenic determination +
                                        part-ofpost-embryonic development +
                                        part-ofprimary sex determination +
                                        part-ofprocesses downstream of sex determination signal +
                                        regulatesregulation of multicellular organismal development +
                                        part-ofsomatic sex determination +
                                        part-ofsystem development +
                                        part-oftube development +


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