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Term:
ductus arteriosus closure (GO:0097070)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (5)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aorta morphogenesis +   
coronary artery morphogenesis  
ductus arteriosus closure +   
The morphogenesis process in which the ductus arteriosus changes to no longer permit blood flow after birth. The ductus arteriosus is the shunt between the aorta and the pulmonary artery which allows blood to bypass the fetus' lungs.
negative regulation of artery morphogenesis +   
pharyngeal arch artery morphogenesis  
positive regulation of artery morphogenesis +   
pulmonary artery morphogenesis +   
regulation of artery morphogenesis +   
renal artery morphogenesis  

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