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biological process +   
A biological process is the execution of a genetically-encoded biological module or program. It consists of all the steps required to achieve the specific biological objective of the module. A biological process is accomplished by a particular set of molecular functions carried out by specific gene products (or macromolecular complexes), often in a highly regulated manner and in a particular temporal sequence.

Exact Synonyms: biological process ;   physiological process
Related Synonyms: single organism process
Alternate IDs: GO:0000004 ;   GO:0007582 ;   GO:0044699
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Biological_process
Definition Sources: GOC:pdt

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