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GO term:optic nerve morphogenesis
Synonym: CN II morphogenesis
GO id:GO:0021631
Definition:The process in which the anatomical structure of the optic nerve is generated and organized. The sensory optic nerve originates from the bipolar cells of the retina and conducts visual information to the brainstem. The optic nerve exits the back of the eye in the orbit, enters the optic canal, and enters the central nervous system at the optic chiasm (crossing) where the nerve fibers become the optic tract just prior to entering the hindbrain.
CommentsThis term was added by GO_REF:0000021.
Number of paths to term: 20

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-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                part-ofanatomical structure morphogenesis
                                        is-acranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                is-aoptic nerve development
                                                        part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        is-anervous system development
                                                part-ofnerve development
                                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                                part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        is-anervous system development
                                                part-ofnerve development
                                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                                is-aoptic nerve development
                                                                        part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure morphogenesis
                                is-acranial nerve morphogenesis
                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acranial nerve morphogenesis
                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                                                is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                                                is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                                                is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        is-aoptic nerve development
                                                                                part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                is-aoptic nerve development
                                                        part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                                                is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                                                is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                                                is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        is-aoptic nerve development
                                                                                part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                                                is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                                                is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                                                is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        is-aoptic nerve development
                                                                                part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-acranial nerve morphogenesis
                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                                                is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                                                part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                                                is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                                                is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                                                is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-anervous system development
                                                        part-ofnerve development
                                                                is-acranial nerve development
                                                                        is-aoptic nerve development
                                                                                part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                                                part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                                        part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                part-ofcranial nerve morphogenesis
                                                        is-aabducens nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aaccessory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial ganglion morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve formation +
                                                        part-ofcranial nerve structural organization +
                                                        is-afacial nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aglossopharyngeal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-ahypoglossal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoculomotor nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aolfactory nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization
                                                        is-atrigeminal nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-atrochlear nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avagus nerve morphogenesis +
                                                        is-avestibulocochlear nerve morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-anerve development
                                        is-acranial nerve development
                                                is-aoptic nerve development
                                                        part-ofoptic chiasma development
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve maturation
                                                        part-ofoptic nerve morphogenesis [GO:0021631] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve formation +
                                                                part-ofoptic nerve structural organization


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