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Term:
determination of left/right symmetry (GO:0007368)
Annotations: Rat: (123) Mouse: (124) Human: (119) Chinchilla: (113) Bonobo: (113) Dog: (115) Squirrel: (114)
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determination of dorsal/ventral asymmetry +   
determination of left/right symmetry +   
The establishment of an organism's body plan or part of an organism with respect to the left and right halves. The pattern can either be symmetric, such that the halves are mirror images, or asymmetric where the pattern deviates from this symmetry.

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Exact Synonyms: determination of left/right asymmetry
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:jid

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