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tongue morphogenesis (GO:0043587)
Annotations: Rat: (11) Mouse: (9) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (8) Bonobo: (8) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (8)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
ear morphogenesis +   
eye morphogenesis +   
fungiform papilla development +   
nematode male tail mating organ morphogenesis 
nose morphogenesis  
ocellus morphogenesis 
taste bud development +   
taste bud morphogenesis +  
tongue morphogenesis +   
The process in which the anatomical structures of the tongue are generated and organized. The tongue is the movable, muscular organ on the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates, in man other mammals is the principal organ of taste, aids in the prehension of food, in swallowing, and in modifying the voice as in speech.

Exact Synonyms: lingua morphogenesis
Narrow Synonyms: glossa morphogenesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, UBERON:0001723

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