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GO:0050885 » Neuromuscular process controlling balance
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Gene Ontology biological process »  GO:0050885
Definition
Any process that an organism uses to control its balance, the orientation of the organism (or the head of the organism) in relation to the source of gravity. In humans and animals, balance is perceived through visual cues, the labyrinth system of the inner ears and information from skin pressure receptors and muscle and joint receptors.
There are 54 proteins involved in this molecular process in the human proteome.
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