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IAO 0000112

A caterpillar walking on the surface of a leaf is adjacent_to the leaf, if one of the caterpillar appendages is touching the leaf. In contrast, a butterfly flying close to a flower is not considered adjacent, unless there are any touching parts.,The skin of the forelimb is adjacent to the skin of the torso if these are considered anatomical subdivisions with a defined border. Otherwise a relation such as continuous_with would be used.,The plasma membrane of a cell is adjacent to the cytoplasm, and also to the cell lumen which the cytoplasm occupies.,The epidermis layer of a vertebrate is adjacent to the dermis.

IAO 0000114

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000125

IAO 0000117

Chris Mungall

RO 0001900

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0001901

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This relation acts as a join point with BSPO

has obo namespace

uberon,spatial

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adjacent_to

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adjacent_to

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