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 PSPUB:0000170 http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070 VSAO:0000035 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • XAO:0004025
  • VSAO:0000035
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

dermal skeletal system

dermoskeleton

desmoskeleton

id

UBERON:0010364