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alternative term

has function realized in

curator note

For compatibility with BFO, this relation has a shortcut definition in which the expression "capable of some P" expands to "bearer_of (some realized_by only P)".

definition

A relation between a material entity (such as a cell) and a process, in which the material entity has the ability to carry out the process.

definition source

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21208450

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20123131

example of usage

mechanosensory neuron capable of detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception (GO:0050974)

osteoclast SubClassOf 'capable of' some 'bone resorption'

term editor

Chris Mungall

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