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swim bladder maturation (GO:0048796)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone maturation +   
ganglion maturation +  
pronephros maturation +  
swim bladder maturation +  
A developmental process, independent of morphogenetic (shape) change, that is required for a swim bladder to attain its fully functional state. The swim bladder is used by some fishes to maintain buoyancy and may function in addition as a sound producing organ, a sound receptor, and a respiratory organ.
swim bladder morphogenesis +  
ureter maturation  

Exact Synonyms: gas bladder maturation
Definition Sources: GOC:devbiol

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