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Term: splanchnocranium bone mineralization
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: splanchnocranium
Synonyms: pharyngeal arch skeleton, pharyngeal skeleton
Definition: Anatomical cluster that is the regional skeletal system of the jaws, hyoid and branchial arches.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001216]
Name: bone mineralization
Synonyms: bone calcification
Definition: The deposition of hydroxyapatite, a form of calcium phosphate with the formula Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, in bone tissue.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0030282]   QuickGO   AmiGO