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OBO ID: GO:0048570
Term Name: notochord morphogenesis Search Ontology:
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Definition: The process in which the anatomical structures of the notochord are generated and organized. The notochord is a mesoderm-derived structure located ventral of the developing nerve cord. In vertebrates, the notochord serves as a core around which other mesodermal cells form the vertebrae. In the most primitive chordates, which lack vertebrae, the notochord persists as a substitute for a vertebral column.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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