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Category:GO:0042628 ! mating plug formation

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DAG for GO:0042628id: GO:0042628

name: mating plug formation
namespace: biological_process
def: "The deposition of a plug of sperm or other gelatinous material into the opening of the vulva by a male at the termination of copulation. Probably acts to prevent subsequent matings by other males." [GOC:jl, PMID:11267893]
synonym: "copulatory plug biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "copulatory plug deposition" EXACT []
synonym: "copulatory plug formation" EXACT []
synonym: "mating plug deposition" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0022414 ! reproductive process
relationship: part_of: GO:0007320 ! insemination

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0042628</GOterm>
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