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OBO ID: GO:0001889
Term Name: liver development Search Ontology:
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Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the liver over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The liver is an exocrine gland which secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat, synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood, synthesizes vitamin A, detoxifies poisonous substances, stores glycogen, and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes. 068340007X
References:
  • MIPS_funcat:47.03.11.07
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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