Term Information [More information on penile erection]

Accession
GO:0043084
Name
penile erection
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The hardening, enlarging and rising of the penis which often occurs in the sexually aroused male and enables sexual intercourse. Achieved by increased inflow of blood into the vessels of erectile tissue, and decreased outflow. Source: Wikipedia:Penile_erection, GOC:jl
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Ancestors of penile erection (GO:0043084)
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penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproduction (GO:0000003)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism process (GO:0051704)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproductive process (GO:0022414)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism reproductive process (GO:0044703)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) sexual reproduction (GO:0019953)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) mating (GO:0007618)
penile erection [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organism reproduction (GO:0032504)
penile erection [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
penile erection [part_of relation] part_of  copulation (GO:0007620)
penile erection [is_a relation] is_a  multicellular organismal reproductive process (GO:0048609)
penile erection [is_a relation] is_a  single organism reproductive process (GO:0044702)
Children of penile erection (GO:0043084)
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negative regulation of penile erection (GO:0060407) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  penile erection
positive regulation of penile erection (GO:0060406) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  penile erection
regulation of penile erection (GO:0060405) [regulates relation] regulates  penile erection