A protective, noncellular membrane that surrounds the eggs of various animals including insects and fish [GO]. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0042600 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chorion_(egg) ]

Synonyms: chorion (egg)

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core, dubious_grouping

external definition

The egg shell. Kimmel et al, 1995.[TAO]

id

UBERON:0000920