endocardial cushion formation

id: GO:0003272
name: endocardial cushion formation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The developmental process pertaining to the initial formation of an endocardial cushion. The endocardial cushion is a specialized region of mesenchymal cells that will give rise to the heart septa and valves.

Parent Functions

GO:0048646anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis