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Body Patterning

The processes occurring in early development that direct morphogenesis. They specify the body plan ensuring that cells will proceed to differentiate, grow, and diversify in size and shape at the correct relative positions. Included are axial patterning, segmentation, compartment specification, limb position, organ boundary patterning, blood vessel patterning, etc.

Year introduced: 1997

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Tree Number(s): G07.345.500.100

MeSH Unique ID: D019521

Entry Terms:

  • Patterning, Body
  • Body Pattern Specification
  • Pattern Specification, Body
  • Specification, Body Pattern
  • Body Pattern Formation
  • Pattern Formation, Body
  • Polarity of Development
  • Development Polarity
  • Axial Patterning (Embryology)
  • Patterning, Axial (Embryology)
  • Embryonic Pattern Formation
  • Embryonic Pattern Formations
  • Formation, Embryonic Pattern
  • Pattern Formation, Embryonic
  • Embryonic Pattern Specification
  • Pattern Specification, Embryonic
  • Specification, Embryonic Pattern

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