Term Information [More information on digestion]

Accession
GO:0007586
Name
digestion
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The whole of the physical, chemical, and biochemical processes carried out by multicellular organisms to break down ingested nutrients into components that may be easily absorbed and directed into metabolism. Source: GOC:isa_complete, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0007586 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
goslim_chembl
Community
GN Add usage comments for this term on the GONUTS wiki.
Feedback
Contact the GO Helpdesk if you find mistakes or have concerns about the data you find here.
Contacting server...
View this term in QuickGO.

Graph of GO:0007586 from QuickGO

Additional external viewing options
Additional internal viewing options
Ancestors of digestion (GO:0007586)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
digestion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
digestion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
digestion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
digestion [is_a relation] is_a  single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
Children of digestion (GO:0007586)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
digestive system process (GO:0022600) [part_of relation] part_of  digestion
intestinal absorption (GO:0050892) [part_of relation] part_of  digestion
lipid digestion (GO:0044241) [is_a relation] is_a  digestion
polysaccharide digestion (GO:0044245) [is_a relation] is_a  digestion
protein digestion (GO:0044256) [is_a relation] is_a  digestion
Wikipedia
Digestion