A projection or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body or organ. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/39 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Process_(anatomy) ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

upper_level

plural term
flanges [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
lamellae [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
projections [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
shelves [ VSAO:0000180 ]

latin term
processus [ FMA:TA FMA:67601 ]

plural term
processes [ VSAO:0000180 ]

plural term
ridges [ VSAO:0000180 ]

contributor

https://github.com/wdahdul
https://github.com/cmungall

editor note

should be declared disjoint from organ, but in some ontologies (e.g. ZFA), structures such as neural spines are classified as bones (and hence organs)

external definition

Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, tissue, fin, scale, etc.[VSAO]
Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, or tissue.[AAO]
Anatomical structure that is a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage. A process can be part of a bone, cartilage, tissue, fin, scale, etc.[TAO]

has broad synonym

process
anatomical process

has exact synonym

processus
projection

has narrow synonym

projections
lamella
processes
papilla
lamellae
shelves
shelf
lamina
flanges
ridges
laminae
projection
process of organ
flange
ridge
organ process

has related synonym

protrusion
anatomical protrusion
spine

id

UBERON:0004529

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