OBO ID: GO:0048513
Term Name: animal organ development Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • development of an organ
  • organogenesis
Definition: Development of a tissue or tissues that work together to perform a specific function or functions. Development pertains to the process whose specific outcome is the progression of a structure over time, from its formation to the mature structure. Organs are commonly observed as visibly distinct structures, but may also exist as loosely associated clusters of cells that work together to perform a specific function or functions.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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