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Anatomy Term: dermal skeleton

XAO ID: 0004025

Synonyms: desmoskeleton, dermal skeletal system, dermoskeleton, exoskeleton

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."

Stage Range: NF stage 45 to death

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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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