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OBO ID: GO:0030431
Term Name: sleep Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • diapause
  • dormancy
  • lethargus
Definition: Any process in which an organism enters and maintains a periodic, readily reversible state of reduced awareness and metabolic activity. Usually accompanied by physical relaxation, the onset of sleep in humans and other mammals is marked by a change in the electrical activity of the brain.0192800981
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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