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Category:GO:0042471 ! ear morphogenesis

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DAG for GO:0042471id: GO:0042471

name: ear morphogenesis
namespace: biological_process
def: "The process in which the anatomical structures of the ear are generated and organized. The ear is the sense organ in vertebrates that is specialized for the detection of sound, and the maintenance of balance. Includes the outer ear and middle ear, which collect and transmit sound waves; and the inner ear, which contains the organs of balance and (except in fish) hearing. Also includes the pinna, the visible part of the outer ear, present in some mammals." [GOC:jl, ISBN:0192801023]
synonym: "hearing organ morphogenesis" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0048562 ! embryonic organ morphogenesis
is_a: GO:0090596 ! sensory organ morphogenesis
relationship: part_of: GO:0043583 ! ear development

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0042471</GOterm>
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