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Term:
anterior region determination (GO:0007355)
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anterior region determination 
Specification of the anterior (head and thoracic segments) of the embryo by the gap genes; exemplified in insects by the actions of hunchback gene product.
anterior/posterior axis specification +   
anterior/posterior pattern specification involved in kidney development +   
anterior/posterior pattern specification, imaginal disc +  
compartment pattern specification +   
embryonic heart tube anterior/posterior pattern specification +   
forebrain anterior/posterior pattern specification  
foregut regionalization +   
neural plate anterior/posterior regionalization +   
periodic partitioning by pair rule gene 
posterior abdomen determination +  
rostrocaudal neural tube patterning +   
somitogenesis +   
spinal cord anterior/posterior patterning +   
terminal region determination +  
thorax and anterior abdomen determination +   

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Definition Sources: http://fly.ebi.ac.uk/allied-data/lk/interactive-fly/aimain/1aahome.htm, ISBN:0879694238

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