Anatomical system that is a multi-element, multi-tissue anatomical cluster that consists of the skeleton and the articular system. [ http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070 http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000034 ]

Synonyms: skeleton system

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

taxonomic disambiguation
set of all bones and joints

external definition

Anatomical system consisting of multiple elements and tissues that provides physical support.[TAO]

Anatomical system that is a multi-element, multi-tissue anatomical cluster that consists of the skeleton and the articular system.[VSAO]

System that provides physical support to the organism.[AAO]

external ontology notes

GO defines skeletal system very generically: The skeleton is the bony framework of the body in vertebrates (endoskeleton) or the hard outer envelope of insects (exoskeleton or dermoskeleton) GO:0001501; however, all annotations are to vertebrates

has narrow synonym

set of all bones and joints

has related synonym

Skelettsystem

homology notes

By taking a holistic approach, integration of the evidence from molecular and developmental features of model organisms, the phylogenetic distribution in the 'new animal phylogeny' and the earliest fossilized remains of mineralized animal skeletons suggests independent origins of the skeleton at the phylum level.[debated][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001434

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/wiki/The-skeletal-system