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GO term:mammary gland development
Synonym: mammogenesis
GO id:GO:0030879
Definition:The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the mammary gland over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The mammary gland is a large compound sebaceous gland that in female mammals is modified to secrete milk. Its development starts with the formation of the mammary line and ends as the mature gland cycles between nursing and weaning stages.
Number of paths to term: 8

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
                                is-aorgan development
                                        is-agland development
                                                is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                is-acement gland development
                                                part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                is-aHarderian gland development
                                                is-ahatching gland development
                                                is-alacrimal gland development
                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                        part-oflactation +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                        part-ofthelarche +
                                                is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                is-apineal gland development
                                                is-apituitary gland development +
                                                is-aprostate gland development +
                                                is-aring gland development
                                                is-asalivary gland development +
                                                is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                is-asweat gland development +
                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        part-oforgan development
                                                is-agland development
                                                        is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                        is-acement gland development
                                                        part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                        is-aHarderian gland development
                                                        is-ahatching gland development
                                                        is-alacrimal gland development
                                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                                        is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                part-oflactation +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                                part-ofthelarche +
                                                        is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                        is-apineal gland development
                                                        is-apituitary gland development +
                                                        is-aprostate gland development +
                                                        is-aring gland development
                                                        is-asalivary gland development +
                                                        is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                        is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                        is-asweat gland development +
                                                        is-athyroid gland development
                                                        is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-agland development
                                        is-aadrenal gland development +
                                        is-acement gland development
                                        part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                        is-aHarderian gland development
                                        is-ahatching gland development
                                        is-alacrimal gland development
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                part-oflactation +
                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                part-ofthelarche +
                                        is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                        is-apineal gland development
                                        is-apituitary gland development +
                                        is-aprostate gland development +
                                        is-aring gland development
                                        is-asalivary gland development +
                                        is-asebaceous gland development +
                                        is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                        is-asweat gland development +
                                        is-athyroid gland development
                                        is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                                is-acement gland development
                                                                part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                                is-aHarderian gland development
                                                                is-ahatching gland development
                                                                is-alacrimal gland development
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +
                                                                is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                                is-apineal gland development
                                                                is-apituitary gland development +
                                                                is-aprostate gland development +
                                                                is-aring gland development
                                                                is-asalivary gland development +
                                                                is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                                is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                                is-asweat gland development +
                                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                                is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                                is-acement gland development
                                                                part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                                is-aHarderian gland development
                                                                is-ahatching gland development
                                                                is-alacrimal gland development
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +
                                                                is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                                is-apineal gland development
                                                                is-apituitary gland development +
                                                                is-aprostate gland development +
                                                                is-aring gland development
                                                                is-asalivary gland development +
                                                                is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                                is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                                is-asweat gland development +
                                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                                is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                                is-acement gland development
                                                                part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                                is-aHarderian gland development
                                                                is-ahatching gland development
                                                                is-alacrimal gland development
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +
                                                                is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                                is-apineal gland development
                                                                is-apituitary gland development +
                                                                is-aprostate gland development +
                                                                is-aring gland development
                                                                is-asalivary gland development +
                                                                is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                                is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                                is-asweat gland development +
                                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                                is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-agland development
                                        is-aadrenal gland development +
                                        is-acement gland development
                                        part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                        is-aHarderian gland development
                                        is-ahatching gland development
                                        is-alacrimal gland development
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                part-oflactation +
                                                part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                part-ofnipple development +
                                                part-ofthelarche +
                                        is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                        is-apineal gland development
                                        is-apituitary gland development +
                                        is-aprostate gland development +
                                        is-aring gland development
                                        is-asalivary gland development +
                                        is-asebaceous gland development +
                                        is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                        is-asweat gland development +
                                        is-athyroid gland development
                                        is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                part-oforgan development
                                                        is-agland development
                                                                is-aadrenal gland development +
                                                                is-acement gland development
                                                                part-ofgland morphogenesis +
                                                                is-aHarderian gland development
                                                                is-ahatching gland development
                                                                is-alacrimal gland development
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development [GO:0030879] (119 genes, 236 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofcell-cell signaling involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        part-oflactation +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland epithelium development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland fat development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland lobule development +
                                                                        part-ofmammary gland morphogenesis +
                                                                        part-ofmammary stem cell proliferation +
                                                                        part-ofmesenchymal cell differentiation involved in mammary gland development
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of mammary gland development in males by androgen receptor signaling pathway
                                                                        part-ofnipple development +
                                                                        part-ofthelarche +
                                                                is-aparathyroid gland development +
                                                                is-apineal gland development
                                                                is-apituitary gland development +
                                                                is-aprostate gland development +
                                                                is-aring gland development
                                                                is-asalivary gland development +
                                                                is-asebaceous gland development +
                                                                is-aseminal vesicle development +
                                                                is-asweat gland development +
                                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                                is-atrachea gland development


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