name: left/right axis specification
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def: "The establishment, maintenance and elaboration of the left/right axis. The left/right axis is defined by a line that runs orthogonal to both the anterior/posterior and dorsal/ventral axes. Each side is defined from the viewpoint of the organism rather of the observer (as per anatomical axes)." [GOC:dph, GOC:gvg, GOC:mah]
synonym: "left-right axis specification" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "left/right axis determination" RELATED [GOC:dph]
is_a: GO:0009798 ! axis specification
relationship: part_of: GO:0060972 ! left/right pattern formation
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