The thin innermost layer of the extraembryonic membranes that contains the amniotic fluid; the membrane forms a closed sac in which the embryo and later, the fetus, is suspended and protected. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/csmith MP : 0005029 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • The thin innermost layer of the extraembryonic membranes that contains the amniotic fluid; the membrane forms a closed sac in which the embryo and later, the fetus, is suspended and protected.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/Gray14.png
external definition
  • A thin but tough extraembryonic membrane of reptiles, birds and mammals that lines the chorion and contains the fEtus and the amniotic fluid around it. [Biology_Online][VHOG]
homology notes
  • Structures homologous to the four extraembryonic membranes of reptiles and birds appear in mammals: amnion, chorion, yolk sac, and allantois.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0000305
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606