An anatomical plane that bisects a zone of weakness in an appendage. When autotamy occurs, the appendage divides along this plane. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autotomy http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

curator note
  • this class is intended for autotomy that bisects an appendage. Other forms of autotomy are possible: for example, a sea cucumber and autotomitize internal organs
definition
  • An anatomical plane that bisects a zone of weakness in an appendage. When autotamy occurs, the appendage divides along this plane.
id
  • UBERON:0035086

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