A filament, mostly protein, that grows from follicles found in the dermis[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

curator note
  • this class defines an individual hair
definition
  • A filament, mostly protein, that grows from follicles found in the dermis[WP].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/25/Gray945.png
editor note
  • TODO for now we treat vibrissa/whisker as a syonym, but these have different follicles. We could introduce subclasses (see also: Pangolin scales)
has related synonym
  • fur
  • whisker
  • coat hair
  • quill
  • vibrissa
  • coat/ hair
  • setulae
  • microchaeta
id
  • UBERON:0001037