formation of anatomical boundary

id: GO:0048859
name: formation of anatomical boundary
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process in which the limits of an anatomical structure are generated. An anatomical structure is any biological entity that occupies space and is distinguished from its surroundings. Anatomical structures can be macroscopic such as a carpel, or microscopic such as an acrosome.

Child Functions

GO:0007358establishment of central gap gene boundaries
GO:0007361establishment of posterior gap gene boundaries
GO:0007364establishment of terminal gap gene boundary
GO:0010160formation of organ boundary
GO:0021654rhombomere boundary formation
GO:0021906hindbrain-spinal cord boundary formation
GO:0022006zona limitans intrathalamica formation
GO:0045317equator specification
GO:0060288formation of a compartment boundary

Parent Functions

GO:0048646anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis