A product of the somatic follicle cell epithelium and a structure that supports the egg in a hostile environment, minimizing water loss whilst allowing gas exchanges essential for embryonic respiration[GO]. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0030703 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggshell ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

definition
  • A product of the somatic follicle cell epithelium and a structure that supports the egg in a hostile environment, minimizing water loss whilst allowing gas exchanges essential for embryonic respiration[GO].
has exact synonym
  • egg shell
id
  • UBERON:0005079
never in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_32525