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Term: pectoral fin epidermis
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: pectoral fin
Synonyms: forefin, pectoral fins
Definition: Paired fin that is located in the thoracic region of the body.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001161]
Name: epidermis
Synonyms:
Definition: A cellular, multilayered epithelium derived from the ectoderm. Zebrafish epidermis consists only of living cells unlike terrestrial vertebrates in which dead, keratinized cells are present.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000105]