OBO ID: GO:0009950
Term Name: dorsal/ventral axis specification Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • dorsal-ventral axis specification
  • dorsal/ventral axis determination
  • dorsoventral axis specification
Definition: The establishment, maintenance and elaboration of the dorsal/ventral axis. The dorsal/ventral axis is defined by a line that runs orthogonal to both the anterior/posterior and left/right axes. The dorsal end is defined by the upper or back side of an organism. The ventral end is defined by the lower or front side of an organism.
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