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GO term:thymus development
GO id:GO:0048538
Definition:The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the thymus over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The thymus is a symmetric bi-lobed organ involved primarily in the differentiation of immature to mature T cells, with unique vascular, nervous, epithelial, and lymphoid cell components.
CommentsNote that this term is reserved for annotation of gene products involved in the formation of the thymus itself, not for gene products involved in T cell differentiation in the thymus or elsewhere.
Number of paths to term: 22

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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-aliver development +
                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                is-amammary gland development +
                                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                is-athyroid gland development
                                                is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-aorgan development
                                        is-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                is-alymph node development
                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-asystem development
                                        is-aimmune system development
                                                part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                        is-abone marrow development
                                                        is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                        is-ahead kidney development +
                                                        is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                                        is-alymph node development
                                                        is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                        is-aspleen development +
                                                        is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                                        is-amammary gland development +
                                                        is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                        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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                        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-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                        is-abone marrow development
                                                        is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                        is-ahead kidney development +
                                                        is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                                        is-alymph node development
                                                        is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                        is-aspleen development +
                                                        is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-amammary gland development +
                                        is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                        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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                        is-athyroid gland development
                                        is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                        is-abone marrow development
                                        is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                        is-ahead kidney development +
                                        is-ahemopoiesis +
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-alymph node development
                                        is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                        is-aspleen development +
                                        is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-aimmune system development
                                                        part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development +
                                                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                                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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                                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-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-aimmune system process
                        is-aimmune system development
                                part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                        is-abone marrow development
                                        is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                        is-ahead kidney development +
                                        is-ahemopoiesis +
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-alymph node development
                                        is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                        is-aspleen development +
                                        is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-aimmune system development
                                                        part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development +
                                                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                                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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                                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-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-aimmune system development
                                                        part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development +
                                                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                                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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                                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-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-amammary gland development +
                                        is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                        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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                        is-athyroid gland development
                                        is-atrachea gland development


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                        is-abone marrow development
                                        is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                        is-ahead kidney development +
                                        is-ahemopoiesis +
                                        is-alymph gland development +
                                        is-alymph node development
                                        is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                        is-aspleen development +
                                        is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism developmental process
                                is-amulticellular organismal development
                                        part-ofsystem development
                                                is-aimmune system development
                                                        part-ofhematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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-aliver development +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-amammary gland development +
                                                                is-aneurohypophysis development +
                                                                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-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +
                                                                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-ahematopoietic or lymphoid organ development
                                                                is-abone marrow development
                                                                is-abursa of Fabricius development
                                                                is-ahead kidney development +
                                                                is-ahemopoiesis +
                                                                is-alymph gland development +
                                                                is-alymph node development
                                                                is-amucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +
                                                                is-aspleen development +
                                                                is-athymus development [GO:0048538] (44 genes, 52 annotations)
                                                                        part-ofneural crest cell differentiation involved in thymus development
                                                                        part-ofthymus epithelium morphogenesis +


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