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Term:
dedifferentiation (GO:0043696)
Annotations: Rat: (9) Mouse: (8) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (8) Bonobo: (8) Dog: (7) Squirrel: (8)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abscission +   
acquisition of mycelium reproductive competence 
age-dependent general metabolic decline +   
age-related resistance +  
aging +   
anatomical structure arrangement +   
anatomical structure development +   
anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis +   
anatomical structure morphogenesis +   
anatomical structure regression +   
cellular developmental process +   
dedifferentiation +   
The process in which a specialized structure (cell, tissue or organ) loses structural or functional features that characterize it in the mature organism, or some other relatively stable phase of the organism's life history. Under certain conditions, these structures can revert back to the features of their ancestors.
development involved in symbiotic interaction +   
developmental growth +   
developmental induction +   
developmental maturation +   
developmental process involved in reproduction +   
dormancy process +  
maintenance of cell number +   
meristem initiation +  
negative regulation of developmental process +   
positive regulation of developmental process +   
regulation of developmental process +   
spore germination +  
sporulation +  

Synonyms
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Cellular_differentiation#Dedifferentiation
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:pg

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