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GO term:exploration behavior
Synonym: exploration behaviour
Synonym: exploratory behavior
Synonym: exploratory behaviour
Synonym: open-field behavior
GO id:GO:0035640
Definition:The specific behavior of an organism in response to a novel environment or stimulus.
CommentsFor changes in locomotory behavior upon introduction to a novel environment, consider instead the child term: locomotory exploration behavior ; GO:0035641.
Number of paths to term: 2

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Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aresponse to stimulus
                        is-abehavior
                                is-asingle-organism behavior
                                        is-aadult behavior +
                                        is-abehavioral fear response +
                                        is-abehavioral response to pain +
                                        is-abehavioral response to water deprivation
                                        is-abehavioral response to wounding
                                        is-achemosensory behavior +
                                        is-acircadian sleep/wake cycle, sleep +
                                        is-acrying behavior
                                        is-aeclosion rhythm
                                        is-aexploration behavior [GO:0035640] (21 genes, 21 annotations)
                                                is-alocomotory exploration behavior
                                        is-aforaging behavior +
                                        is-ageneral adaptation syndrome, behavioral process
                                        is-agrooming behavior +
                                        is-ahatching behavior
                                        is-ahost-seeking behavior +
                                        is-alarval behavior +
                                        is-alearning or memory +
                                        is-alocomotor rhythm
                                        is-amechanosensory behavior +
                                        is-apsychomotor behavior
                                        is-asingle-organism reproductive behavior +
                                        is-athermosensory behavior
                                        is-avisual behavior +
                                        is-avocalization behavior +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism behavior
                                is-aadult behavior +
                                is-abehavioral fear response +
                                is-abehavioral response to pain +
                                is-abehavioral response to water deprivation
                                is-abehavioral response to wounding
                                is-achemosensory behavior +
                                is-acircadian sleep/wake cycle, sleep +
                                is-acrying behavior
                                is-aeclosion rhythm
                                is-aexploration behavior [GO:0035640] (21 genes, 21 annotations)
                                        is-alocomotory exploration behavior
                                is-aforaging behavior +
                                is-ageneral adaptation syndrome, behavioral process
                                is-agrooming behavior +
                                is-ahatching behavior
                                is-ahost-seeking behavior +
                                is-alarval behavior +
                                is-alearning or memory +
                                is-alocomotor rhythm
                                is-amechanosensory behavior +
                                is-apsychomotor behavior
                                is-asingle-organism reproductive behavior +
                                is-athermosensory behavior
                                is-avisual behavior +
                                is-avocalization behavior +


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09/23/2014
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