OBO ID: GO:0043696
Term Name: dedifferentiation Search Ontology:
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Definition: The process in which a specialized structure (cell, tissue or organ) loses structural or functional features that characterize it in the mature organism, or some other relatively stable phase of the organism's life history. Under certain conditions, these structures can revert back to the features of their ancestors.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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