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Term:
chitin-based cuticle development (GO:0040003)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (0) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chitin-based cuticle development +  
Synthesis and deposition of a chitin-based noncellular, hardened, or membranous secretion from an epithelial sheet. An example of this process is found in Drosophila melanogaster.
collagen and cuticulin-based cuticle development +  
cuticle hydrocarbon biosynthetic process 
cuticle pattern formation +  
cuticle pigmentation +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: chitin-based cuticle anabolism ;   chitin-based cuticle biosynthetic process ;   chitin-based cuticle formation ;   chitin-based cuticle synthesis
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:6656 ! Arthropoda
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu

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