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Term:
pronephros formation (GO:0072116)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (0) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
formation of animal organ boundary +   
head kidney morphogenesis +  
heart formation +   
kidney field specification +   
maintenance of kidney identity 
pancreatic bud formation +  
primary lung bud formation +   
pronephric duct morphogenesis  
pronephric nephron morphogenesis +   
pronephros formation +  
The developmental process pertaining to the initial formation of the pronephros. In mammals, the pronephros is the first of the three embryonic kidneys to be established and exists only transiently. In lower vertebrates such as fish and amphibia, the pronephros is the fully functional embryonic kidney and is indispensable for larval life.
pronephros structural organization +  
prostatic bud formation +   
regulation of animal organ formation +   
regulation of pronephros size  
specification of animal organ identity +   
swim bladder formation 
trachea formation  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pronephric kidney formation
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_kidney_jan10

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