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GO term:vasodilation
Synonym: positive regulation of blood vessel size
Synonym: vasodilatation
GO id:GO:0042311
Definition:An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure.
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


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of biological quality
                                is-aregulation of anatomical structure size
                                        is-aregulation of tube size
                                                is-aregulation of blood vessel size
                                                        is-aregulation of blood vessel size by renin-angiotensin +
                                                        is-avasoconstriction +
                                                        is-avasodilation [GO:0042311] (67 genes, 88 annotations)
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of vasodilation
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of vasodilation
                                                                regulatesregulation of vasodilation +
                                                                part-ofrelaxation of vascular smooth muscle
                                                                is-avasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
                                                                is-avasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                        is-avasomotion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-ablood circulation
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood vessel size
                                                                is-aregulation of blood vessel size by renin-angiotensin +
                                                                is-avasoconstriction +
                                                                is-avasodilation [GO:0042311] (67 genes, 88 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        regulatesregulation of vasodilation +
                                                                        part-ofrelaxation of vascular smooth muscle
                                                                        is-avasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
                                                                        is-avasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasomotion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-avascular process in circulatory system
                                                        is-aregulation of blood vessel size
                                                                is-aregulation of blood vessel size by renin-angiotensin +
                                                                is-avasoconstriction +
                                                                is-avasodilation [GO:0042311] (67 genes, 88 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        regulatesregulation of vasodilation +
                                                                        part-ofrelaxation of vascular smooth muscle
                                                                        is-avasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
                                                                        is-avasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasomotion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-ablood circulation
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood vessel size
                                                                is-aregulation of blood vessel size by renin-angiotensin +
                                                                is-avasoconstriction +
                                                                is-avasodilation [GO:0042311] (67 genes, 88 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        regulatesregulation of vasodilation +
                                                                        part-ofrelaxation of vascular smooth muscle
                                                                        is-avasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
                                                                        is-avasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasomotion


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-avascular process in circulatory system
                                                        is-aregulation of blood vessel size
                                                                is-aregulation of blood vessel size by renin-angiotensin +
                                                                is-avasoconstriction +
                                                                is-avasodilation [GO:0042311] (67 genes, 88 annotations)
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of vasodilation
                                                                        regulatesregulation of vasodilation +
                                                                        part-ofrelaxation of vascular smooth muscle
                                                                        is-avasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                        is-avasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response
                                                                        is-avasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure
                                                                is-avasomotion


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