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Term:
mammary gland development (GO:0030879)
Annotations: Rat: (199) Mouse: (163) Human: (147) Chinchilla: (139) Bonobo: (141) Dog: (143) Squirrel: (137)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
gland development +     
adrenal gland development +   
cement gland development 
cloacal gland development 
exocrine pancreas development  
gland morphogenesis +   
Harderian gland development  
hatching gland development 
lacrimal gland development  
liver development +   
lymph gland development +  
mammary gland development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the mammary gland over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The mammary gland is a large compound sebaceous gland that in female mammals is modified to secrete milk. Its development starts with the formation of the mammary line and ends as the mature gland cycles between nursing and weaning stages.
neurohypophysis development +   
parathyroid gland development +   
pineal gland development 
pituitary gland development +   
prostate gland development +   
ring gland development 
salivary gland development +   
sebaceous gland development +   
seminal vesicle development +   
sweat gland development +  
thymus development +   
thyroid gland development +   
trachea gland development  
uterine gland development  

Synonyms
Narrow Synonyms: mammogenesis
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:47.03.21.01
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:40674 ! Mammalia
Definition Sources: PMID:9576833

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