Outermost layer of cells surrounding the embryo. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • TAO:0000086
  • ZFA:0000086
  • EFO:0003425


axiom lost from external ontology
  • relationship loss: develops_from superficial blastomere (TAO:0001484)[TAO]
  • Outermost layer of cells surrounding the embryo.
external definition
  • Outermost monolayer of cells surrounding the embryo that become very flattened in the blastula and give rise to the periderm. Sometimes used synonymously with periderm. Kimmel et al, 1995.[TAO]
has exact synonym
  • enveloping layer
  • EVL
  • UBERON:0007383
taxon notes
  • Originally this tissue is one cell layer thick but in most vertebrates it soon becomes a two layered structure. The outer layer gives rise to the periderm.