Term Information [More information on metamorphosis]

Accession
GO:0007552
Name
metamorphosis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0046699, GO:0046698
Definition
A biological process in which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animal's form or structure. Examples include the change from tadpole to frog, and the change from larva to adult. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster. Source: ISBN:0198506732, ISBN:0721662544, GOC:sensu
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Ancestors of metamorphosis (GO:0007552)
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metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anatomical structure development (GO:0048856)
metamorphosis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
metamorphosis [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism developmental process (GO:0044767)
metamorphosis [is_a relation] is_a  multicellular organism development (GO:0007275)
Children of metamorphosis (GO:0007552)
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imaginal disc morphogenesis (GO:0007560) [part_of relation] part_of  metamorphosis
larval midgut histolysis (GO:0035069) [part_of relation] part_of  metamorphosis
salivary gland histolysis (GO:0035070) [part_of relation] part_of  metamorphosis
Wikipedia
Metamorphosis