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Anatomy Term: enamel
XAO ID: 0004198
Synonyms: tooth enamel, enamel tissue
Definition: "Skeletal tissue that consists of an avascular, noncollagenous, hypermineralized matrix that is deposited by ameloblasts that are excluded from the matrix. It develops from organic pre-enamel tissue that is replaced by a largely inorganic matrix."
Stage Range: NF stage 60 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
pre-enamel NF stage 60 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): pre-enamel


Parent(s): odontoid tissue (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY