Term Information [More information on intramembranous ossification]

Accession
GO:0001957
Name
intramembranous ossification
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
intramembranous bone ossification, dermal ossification
Definition
Direct ossification that occurs within mesenchyme or an accumulation of relatively unspecialized cells. Source: ISBN:0878932437
Comment
An instance of intramembranous ossification may also be classified as metaplastic; the former classifies based on tissue type location, and the latter based on mechanism/cell division.
History
See term history for GO:0001957 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of intramembranous ossification (GO:0001957)
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intramembranous ossification [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
intramembranous ossification [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
intramembranous ossification [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
intramembranous ossification [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
intramembranous ossification [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) ossification (GO:0001503)
intramembranous ossification [is_a relation] is_a  direct ossification (GO:0036072)
Children of intramembranous ossification (GO:0001957)
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perichondral ossification (GO:0036073) [is_a relation] is_a  intramembranous ossification