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response to desiccation (GO:0009269)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
behavioral response to water deprivation 
cellular response to water deprivation +   
drought recovery 
negative regulation of response to water deprivation 
positive regulation of response to water deprivation 
regulation of response to water deprivation +  
response to desiccation +  
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a desiccation stimulus, extreme dryness resulting from the prolonged deprivation of water.
trehalose metabolism in response to water deprivation 

Related Synonyms: desiccation tolerance
Definition Sources: GOC:jl

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