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GO term:heart contraction
Synonym: cardiac contraction
Synonym: heart beating
Synonym: hemolymph circulation
GO id:GO:0060047
Definition:The multicellular organismal process in which the heart decreases in volume in a characteristic way to propel blood through the body.
Number of paths to term: 4

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-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-ablood circulation
                                                        part-ofheart contraction [GO:0060047] (164 genes, 359 annotations)
                                                                part-ofcardiac muscle contraction +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                regulatesregulation of heart contraction +
                                                        part-ofmonocyte migration into blood stream
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood pressure +
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood vessel size +
                                                        part-ofregulation of vascular permeability +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-aheart process
                                                        part-ofG-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway involved in heart process +
                                                        is-aheart contraction [GO:0060047] (164 genes, 359 annotations)
                                                                part-ofcardiac muscle contraction +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                regulatesregulation of heart contraction +
                                                        is-aregulation of systemic arterial blood pressure by atrial baroreceptor feedback


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-ofheart contraction [GO:0060047] (164 genes, 359 annotations)
                                                                part-ofcardiac muscle contraction +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                regulatesregulation of heart contraction +
                                                        part-ofmonocyte migration into blood stream
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood pressure +
                                                        part-ofregulation of blood vessel size +
                                                        part-ofregulation of vascular permeability +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-acirculatory system process
                                                is-aheart process
                                                        part-ofG-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway involved in heart process +
                                                        is-aheart contraction [GO:0060047] (164 genes, 359 annotations)
                                                                part-ofcardiac muscle contraction +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of heart contraction +
                                                                regulatesregulation of heart contraction +
                                                        is-aregulation of systemic arterial blood pressure by atrial baroreceptor feedback


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