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OBO ID: GO:0060047
Term Name: heart contraction Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cardiac contraction
  • heart beating
  • hemolymph circulation
Definition: The multicellular organismal process in which the heart decreases in volume in a characteristic way to propel blood through the body.
References:
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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