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Term:
somatic muscle development (GO:0007525)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (4) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
muscle cell differentiation +   
muscle organ development +   
myoblast differentiation +   
somatic muscle development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the somatic muscle over time, from its formation to the mature structure. Somatic muscles are striated muscle structures that connect to the exoskeleton or cuticle.

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Definition Sources: GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_muscle

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