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Anatomy Term: dermal skeleton
XAO ID: 0004025
Synonyms: desmoskeleton, dermal skeletal system, exoskeleton, dermoskeleton
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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Parent(s): skeletal subdivision (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY