OBO ID: GO:0048797
Term Name: swim bladder formation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • gas bladder biosynthesis
  • gas bladder formation
Definition: The process that gives rise to the swim bladder. This process pertains to the initial formation of a structure from unspecified parts. The swim bladder is used by some fishes to maintain buoyancy and may function in addition as a sound producing organ, a sound receptor, and a respiratory organ.
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