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apical constriction involved in ventral furrow formation (GO:0110072)
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apical constriction involved in ventral furrow formation +  
The actin-mediated process that results in contraction of the apical end of a polarized columnar epithelial cell, contributing to formation of a ventral indentation (furrow) from the blastoderm epithelium, which is internalized to form a tube in the interior of the embryo, marking the start of gastrulation.

Definition Sources: GOC:ha, PMID:28495958

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