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GO term:urinary bladder smooth muscle contraction
GO id:GO:0014832
Definition:A process in which force is generated within smooth muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. This process occurs in the urinary bladder. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis. The urinary bladder is a musculomembranous sac along the urinary tract.
Number of paths to term: 1

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                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asystem process
                                is-amuscle system process
                                        is-amuscle contraction
                                                is-asmooth muscle contraction
                                                        is-aurinary tract smooth muscle contraction
                                                                is-aureter smooth muscle contraction +
                                                                is-aurinary bladder smooth muscle contraction [GO:0014832] (11 genes, 16 annotations)
                                                                        is-asmooth muscle contraction involved in micturition +

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