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Term:
detection of temperature stimulus (GO:0016048)
Annotations: Rat: (24) Mouse: (22) Human: (20) Chinchilla: (20) Bonobo: (20) Dog: (20) Squirrel: (19)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cellular response to temperature stimulus  
detection of electrical stimulus +  
detection of gravity +   
detection of humidity +  
detection of light stimulus +   
detection of mechanical stimulus +   
detection of osmotic stimulus 
detection of temperature stimulus +   
The series of events in which a temperature stimulus (hot or cold) is received and converted into a molecular signal.
detection of wounding +   
response to cold +   
response to heat +   
temperature compensation of the circadian clock 
thermosensory behavior  
thermotaxis 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: detection of temperature ;   detection of thermal stimulus
Related Synonyms: perception of temperature
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:34.11.09
Definition Sources: GOC:hb

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