Skeletal subdivision that undergoes direct development and includes elements that either develop in association with the basement membrane of the ectoderm or are homologous with such elements; includes dermatocranium, components of the appendicular skeleton, teeth and tooth-like elements of the oropharynx, and integumentary elements. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000034 http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070 VSAO : 0000035 PSPUB : 0000170 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • VSAO:0000035
  • XAO:0004025
comment
  • This ontology covers metazoa, so we do not use exoskeleton as primary label, as in VSAO
definition
  • Skeletal subdivision that undergoes direct development and includes elements that either develop in association with the basement membrane of the ectoderm or are homologous with such elements; includes dermatocranium, components of the appendicular skeleton, teeth and tooth-like elements of the oropharynx, and integumentary elements.
has broad synonym
  • exoskeleton
has related synonym
  • dermoskeleton
  • desmoskeleton
  • dermal skeletal system
id
  • UBERON:0010364