Term Information [More information on peristalsis]

Accession
GO:0030432
Name
peristalsis
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
A wavelike sequence of involuntary muscular contraction and relaxation that passes along a tubelike structure, such as the intestine, impelling the contents onwards. Source: ISBN:0198506732
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See term history for GO:0030432 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of peristalsis (GO:0030432)
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peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical entity (UBERON:0001062)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) material anatomical entity (UBERON:0000465)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical structure (UBERON:0000061)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) multicellular anatomical structure (UBERON:0010000)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) multicellular organism (UBERON:0000468)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) anatomical system (UBERON:0000467)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculoskeletal system (UBERON:0002204)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) organ system subdivision (UBERON:0011216)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculature of body (UBERON:0000383)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) mesoderm-derived structure (UBERON:0004120)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) musculature (UBERON:0001015)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) tissue (UBERON:0000479)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) muscle system process (GO:0003012)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) muscle tissue (UBERON:0002385)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) muscle contraction (GO:0006936)
peristalsis [Inferred occurs_in relation] occurs_in (inferred) smooth muscle tissue (UBERON:0001135)
peristalsis [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) smooth muscle contraction (GO:0006939)
peristalsis [is_a relation] is_a  phasic smooth muscle contraction (GO:0014821)
Children of peristalsis (GO:0030432)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ureteric peristalsis (GO:0072105) [is_a relation] is_a  peristalsis
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Peristalsis