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Term:
enteric nervous system development (GO:0048484)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
animal organ development +   
autonomic nervous system development +   
cardiac neuron differentiation +   
central nervous system development +   
circulatory system development +   
digestive system development +   
endocrine system development +   
enteric nervous system development  
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the enteric nervous system over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The enteric nervous system is composed of two ganglionated neural plexuses in the gut wall which form one of the three major divisions of the autonomic nervous system. The enteric nervous system innervates the gastrointestinal tract, the pancreas, and the gall bladder. It contains sensory neurons, interneurons, and motor neurons. Thus the circuitry can autonomously sense the tension and the chemical environment in the gut and regulate blood vessel tone, motility, secretions, and fluid transport. The system is itself governed by the central nervous system and receives both parasympathetic and sympathetic innervation.
exocrine system development +   
hepaticobiliary system development +   
immune system development +   
limbic system development +   
nervous system development +   
neural crest cell migration involved in autonomic nervous system development +   
parasympathetic nervous system development +   
peripheral nervous system development +   
pharyngeal system development +   
plant organ development +  
postganglionic parasympathetic fiber development  
preganglionic parasympathetic fiber development +   
renal system development +   
reproductive system development +   
respiratory system development +   
root system development +  
sensory system development +   
shoot system development +  
skeletal system development +   
stomatogastric nervous system development 
sympathetic nervous system development +   
urogenital system development +   
vasculature development +   
ventricular system development +   

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Definition Sources: FMA:66070, GOC:jid, GOC:sr

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