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GO term:micturition
Synonym: urination
Synonym: urine voiding
GO id:GO:0060073
Definition:The regulation of body fluids process in which parasympathetic nerves stimulate the bladder wall muscle to contract and expel urine from 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-aexcretion
                                                is-adefecation +
                                                is-amicturition [GO:0060073] (10 genes, 16 annotations)
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle contraction involved in micturition
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle relaxation of the bladder outlet
                                                        part-ofsynaptic transmission involved in micturition
                                                regulatesregulation of excretion +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-arenal system process
                                                is-amicturition [GO:0060073] (10 genes, 16 annotations)
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle contraction involved in micturition
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle relaxation of the bladder outlet
                                                        part-ofsynaptic transmission involved in micturition
                                                is-aregulation of urine volume +
                                                is-arenal absorption +
                                                is-arenal filtration +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal rubidium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +
                                                is-arenal sodium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal system process involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure +
                                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                                is-arenal water homeostasis +
                                                is-arenal water transport +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-aexcretion
                                                is-adefecation +
                                                is-amicturition [GO:0060073] (10 genes, 16 annotations)
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle contraction involved in micturition
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle relaxation of the bladder outlet
                                                        part-ofsynaptic transmission involved in micturition
                                                regulatesregulation of excretion +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-multicellular organism process
                                is-asystem process
                                        is-arenal system process
                                                is-amicturition [GO:0060073] (10 genes, 16 annotations)
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle contraction involved in micturition
                                                        part-ofsmooth muscle relaxation of the bladder outlet
                                                        part-ofsynaptic transmission involved in micturition
                                                is-aregulation of urine volume +
                                                is-arenal absorption +
                                                is-arenal filtration +
                                                is-arenal phosphate excretion +
                                                is-arenal potassium excretion
                                                is-arenal rubidium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal sodium excretion +
                                                is-arenal sodium ion transport +
                                                is-arenal system process involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure +
                                                is-arenal tubular secretion
                                                is-arenal water homeostasis +
                                                is-arenal water transport +


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