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Body Patterning

"Body Patterning" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The processes occurring in early development that direct morphogenesis. They specify the body plan ensuring that cells will proceed to differentiate, grow, and diversify in size and shape at the correct relative positions. Included are axial patterning, segmentation, compartment specification, limb position, organ boundary patterning, blood vessel patterning, etc.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Body Patterning" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Body Patterning" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 563 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 52 publications in 2005
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