Term Information [More information on vasodilation]

Accession
GO:0042311
Name
vasodilation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
positive regulation of blood vessel size, vasodilatation
Definition
An increase in the internal diameter of blood vessels, especially arterioles or capillaries, usually resulting in a decrease in blood pressure. Source: ISBN:0192800981
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Ancestors of vasodilation (GO:0042311)
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vasodilation [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
vasodilation [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) organ system trait (OBA:VT0015074)
vasodilation [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
vasodilation [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) circulatory system trait (OBA:VT1000784)
vasodilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
vasodilation [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) circulatory system morphology trait (OBA:VT0100016)
vasodilation [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
vasodilation [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) anatomical structure size (OBA:0000015)
vasodilation [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) cardiovascular system morphology trait (OBA:VT0002127)
vasodilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
vasodilation [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
vasodilation [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) blood vessel morphology trait (OBA:VT0001614)
vasodilation [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) circulatory system process (GO:0003013)
vasodilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of anatomical structure size (GO:0090066)
vasodilation [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) tube size (OBA:0000172)
vasodilation [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) blood circulation (GO:0008015)
vasodilation [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) blood vessel size (OBA:0000032)
vasodilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of tube size (GO:0035150)
vasodilation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vascular process in circulatory system (GO:0003018)
vasodilation [is_a relation] is_a  regulation of blood vessel size (GO:0050880)
Children of vasodilation (GO:0042311)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
negative regulation of vasodilation (GO:0045908) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  vasodilation
positive regulation of vasodilation (GO:0045909) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  vasodilation
regulation of vasodilation (GO:0042312) [regulates relation] regulates  vasodilation
relaxation of vascular smooth muscle (GO:0060087) [part_of relation] part_of  vasodilation
vasodilation by acetylcholine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure (GO:0003069) [is_a relation] is_a  vasodilation
vasodilation by angiotensin involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure (GO:0002033) [is_a relation] is_a  vasodilation
vasodilation by norepinephrine-epinephrine involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure (GO:0002025) [is_a relation] is_a  vasodilation
vasodilation involved in acute inflammatory response (GO:0002527) [is_a relation] is_a  vasodilation
vasodilation of artery involved in baroreceptor response to increased systemic arterial blood pressure (GO:0001984) [is_a relation] is_a  vasodilation
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Vasodilation