Connected anatomical system that forms a barrier between an animal and its environment. In vertebrates, the integumental system consists of the epidermis, dermis plus associated glands and adnexa such as hair and scales. In invertebrates, the integumental system may include cuticle. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CARO_0002001 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/29 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

efo_slim, pheno_slim, grouping_class

contributor
  • https://github.com/cmungall
  • https://github.com/tfhayamizu
definition
  • Connected anatomical system that forms a barrier between an animal and its environment. In vertebrates, the integumental system consists of the epidermis, dermis plus associated glands and adnexa such as hair and scales. In invertebrates, the integumental system may include cuticle.
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0007029
has exact synonym
  • integumentary system
has related synonym
  • surface
  • organism surface
  • external covering of organism
  • dermal system
  • body surface
  • integumentum commune
homology notes
  • (...) the integument of many tetrapods is reinforced by a morphologically and structurally diverse assemblage of skeletal elements. These elements are widely understood to be derivatives of the once all-encompassing dermal skeleton of stem-gnathostomes (...).[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0002416