A projection or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body or organ. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/39 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Process_(anatomy) ]

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Term information

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Subsets

upper_level

plural term
lamellae [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
projections [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
shelves [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
processes [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
ridges [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
flanges [ VSAO:0000180 ]

latin term
processus [ FMA:TA FMA:67601 ]

contributor

https://github.com/wdahdul

https://github.com/cmungall

definition

A projection or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body or organ.

editor note

should be declared disjoint from organ, but in some ontologies (e.g. ZFA), structures such as neural spines are classified as bones (and hence organs)

external definition

Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, tissue, fin, scale, etc.[VSAO]

Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, or tissue.[AAO]

Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, tissue, fin, scale, etc.[TAO]

has broad synonym

process

anatomical process

has exact synonym

processus

projection

has narrow synonym

projections

lamella

processes

papilla

lamellae

shelves

shelf

lamina

flanges

ridges

laminae

projection

process of organ

flange

ridge

organ process

has related synonym

protrusion

anatomical protrusion

spine

id

UBERON:0004529

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