Term Information [More information on heart contraction]

Accession
GO:0060047
Name
heart contraction
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
heart beating, cardiac contraction, hemolymph circulation
Definition
The multicellular organismal process in which the heart decreases in volume in a characteristic way to propel blood through the body. Source: GOC:dph
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History
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Ancestors of heart contraction (GO:0060047)
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heart contraction [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
heart contraction [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
heart contraction [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
heart contraction [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) circulatory system process (GO:0003013)
heart contraction [part_of relation] part_of  blood circulation (GO:0008015)
heart contraction [is_a relation] is_a  heart process (GO:0003015)
Children of heart contraction (GO:0060047)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cardiac muscle contraction (GO:0060048) [part_of relation] part_of  heart contraction
negative regulation of heart contraction (GO:0045822) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  heart contraction
positive regulation of heart contraction (GO:0045823) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  heart contraction
regulation of heart contraction (GO:0008016) [regulates relation] regulates  heart contraction
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