Term Information

Accession
GO:0072113
Name
head kidney development
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the head kidney over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The head kidney is a pronephros that consists of fused bilateral lobes located in the anterior part of the kidney. It is analogous to the mammalian bone marrow and the primary site of definitive hematopoiesis. Source: GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10, ZFA:0000669
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0072113 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of head kidney development (GO:0072113)
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head kidney development [is_a relation] is_a  hematopoietic or lymphoid organ development (GO:0048534)
head kidney development [is_a relation] is_a  pronephros development (GO:0048793)
Children of head kidney development (GO:0072113)
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head kidney maturation (GO:0072121) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  head kidney development
head kidney morphogenesis (GO:0072115) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  head kidney development
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