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

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plural term
processes [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
plural term
projections [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
plural term
lamellae [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
plural term
shelves [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
latin term
processus [ FMA : 67601 FMA : TA ]
plural term
ridges [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
plural term
flanges [ VSAO : 0000180 ]
contributor
  • https://github.com/cmungall
  • https://github.com/wdahdul
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.[TAO]
  • 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]
has broad synonym
  • anatomical process
  • process
has exact synonym
  • projection
  • processus
has narrow synonym
  • lamellae
  • lamina
  • shelves
  • organ process
  • flanges
  • flange
  • laminae
  • processes
  • projection
  • papilla
  • process of organ
  • ridges
  • shelf
  • ridge
  • projections
  • lamella
has related synonym
  • anatomical protrusion
  • spine
  • protrusion
id
  • UBERON:0004529

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