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Term:
segment specification (GO:0007379)
Annotations: Rat: (15) Mouse: (15) Human: (18) Chinchilla: (16) Bonobo: (16) Dog: (17) Squirrel: (16)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
appendage segmentation +  
axis specification +   
blastoderm segmentation +   
brain segmentation  
cell fate commitment involved in pattern specification +   
central nervous system segmentation +   
embryonic pattern specification +   
head segmentation +  
imaginal disc lineage restriction +  
internode patterning 
intracellular mRNA localization involved in pattern specification process +  
lung pattern specification process +   
maintenance of left/right asymmetry +  
neural plate pattern specification +   
ommatidial rotation 
pattern specification involved in kidney development +   
regionalization +   
regulation of R8 cell spacing in compound eye +  
renal system pattern specification +   
renal system segmentation +   
segment specification +   
The process in which segments assume individual identities; exemplified in insects by the actions of the products of the homeotic genes.
somitogenesis +   
specification of axis polarity +   
specification of symmetry +   
trunk segmentation +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: http://fly.ebi.ac.uk/allied-data/lk/interactive-fly/aimain/1aahome.htm, ISBN:0879694238

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