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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adipose tissue development +   
animal organ maturation +   
animal organ morphogenesis +   
animal organ regeneration +   
animal organ senescence  
biomineral tissue development +   
bone development +   
brain development +   
bronchiole development +   
bronchus development +   
carotid body glomus cell differentiation  
cartilage development +   
convergent extension involved in organogenesis +   
diaphragm development +   
embryonic organ development +   
esophagus development 
fat body development +  
gall bladder development  
ganglion development +   
genitalia development +   
gland development +   
gonad development +   
heart development +   
hematopoietic or lymphoid organ development +   
imaginal disc development +  
kidney development +   
lung development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the lung over time, from its formation to the mature structure. In all air-breathing vertebrates the lungs are developed from the ventral wall of the oesophagus as a pouch which divides into two sacs. In amphibians and many reptiles the lungs retain very nearly this primitive sac-like character, but in the higher forms the connection with the esophagus becomes elongated into the windpipe and the inner walls of the sacs become more and more divided, until, in the mammals, the air spaces become minutely divided into tubes ending in small air cells, in the walls of which the blood circulates in a fine network of capillaries. In mammals the lungs are more or less divided into lobes, and each lung occupies a separate cavity in the thorax.
maintenance of animal organ identity +   
Malpighian tubule development +  
mesenchyme development +   
muscle organ development +   
nose development +   
open tracheal system development +  
pancreas development +   
placenta development +   
post-embryonic animal organ development +   
proboscis development +  
respiratory tube development +   
sensory organ development +   
skin development +   
spinal cord development +   
stomach development +   
swim bladder development +  
trachea development +   
ureter development +   
urethra development +  
urinary bladder development  
uterus development +   
ventral cord development 

Synonyms
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:47.03.09.01
Definition Sources: GOC:jid, UBERON:0002048

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