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Term:
regulation of liquid surface tension (GO:0050828)
Annotations: Rat: (5) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anatomical structure homeostasis +   
B cell homeostatic proliferation  
cellular homeostasis +   
chemical homeostasis +   
homeostasis of number of cells +   
multicellular organismal homeostasis +   
regulation of liquid surface tension +   
Any process that modulates the surface tension of a liquid. Surface tension is the property that makes a liquid behave as if it had an elastic skin on its surface at the interface with a gas or an immiscible liquid.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: regulation of surface tension of a liquid
Related Synonyms: surfactant activity
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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