Term Information [More information on convergent extension]

Accession
GO:0060026
Name
convergent extension
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
The morphogenetic process in which an epithelium narrows along one axis and lengthens in a perpendicular axis. Source: GOC:dph, GOC:dgf, PMID:12062082
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History
See term history for GO:0060026 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of convergent extension (GO:0060026)
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convergent extension [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
convergent extension [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
convergent extension [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure development (GO:0048856)
convergent extension [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
convergent extension [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anatomical structure morphogenesis (GO:0009653)
convergent extension [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism developmental process (GO:0044767)
convergent extension [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) tissue development (GO:0009888)
convergent extension [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) epithelium development (GO:0060429)
convergent extension [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) tissue morphogenesis (GO:0048729)
convergent extension [is_a relation] is_a  morphogenesis of an epithelium (GO:0002009)
Children of convergent extension (GO:0060026)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
convergent extension involved in axis elongation (GO:0060028) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in gastrulation (GO:0060027) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in imaginal disc-derived wing morphogenesis (GO:0090253) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in mesonephric nephron morphogenesis (GO:0061237) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in metanephric nephron morphogenesis (GO:0072279) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in nephron morphogenesis (GO:0072045) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in neural plate elongation (GO:0022007) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in notochord morphogenesis (GO:1904126) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in organogenesis (GO:0060029) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in rhombomere morphogenesis (GO:1904125) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension
convergent extension involved in somitogenesis (GO:0090246) [is_a relation] is_a  convergent extension