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Term Information

Accession
GO:0042600
Name
egg chorion
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A protective, noncellular membrane that surrounds the eggs of various animals including insects and fish. Source: ISBN:0721662544, GOC:jl
Comment
Note that this term does not refer to the extraembryonic membrane surrounding the embryo of amniote vertebrates as this is an anatomical structure and is therefore not covered by GO.
History
See term history for GO:0042600 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Parents of egg chorion (GO:0042600)
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egg chorion [is_a relation] is_a  external encapsulating structure (GO:0030312)
Children of egg chorion (GO:0042600)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
structural constituent of egg chorion (GO:0005213) [BFO:0000066 relation] BFO:0000066  egg chorion
micropyle (GO:0070825) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  egg chorion
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