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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:anus
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Accession:UBERON:0001245 term browser browse the term
Definition:Orifice at the opposite end of an animal's digestive tract from the mouth. Its function is to expel feces, unwanted semi-solid matter produced during digestion, which, depending on the type of animal, may be one or more of: matter which the animal cannot digest, such as bones; food material after all the nutrients have been extracted, for example cellulose or lignin; ingested matter which would be toxic if it remained in the digestive tract; and dead or excess gut bacteria and other endosymbionts.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: anal opening;   anal orifice;   opening of terminal part of digestive tract
 related_synonym: proctodeum
 xref: BTO:0001680;   CALOHA:TS-2005;   EV:0100082;   FBbt:00003148;   FMA:15711;   GAID:312;   MA:0000331;   MESH:A03.492.411.495.767.288;   NCIT:C43362;   OpenCyc:Mx4rvVjaEZwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA;   SCTID:181262009;   TADS:0000066;   TGMA:0001279;   UMLS:C0003461;   WBbt:0005364;   Wikipedia:Anus;   galen:Anus



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical surface region 0
          pit 0
            proctodeum 0
              anus 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  epiblast (generic) 0
                    germ layer / neural crest 0
                      germ layer 0
                        ectoderm 0
                          proctodeum 0
                            anus 0
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