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Term: cranial cartilage cartilage development
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: cranial cartilage
Synonyms: cranial cartilages
Definition: Cartilage which is part of the cranium.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001458]
Name: cartilage development
Synonyms: cartilage biogenesis, cartilage biosynthesis, cartilage element development, cartilage formation, cartilage organ development, chondrogenesis
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a cartilage element over time, from its formation to the mature structure. Cartilage elements are skeletal elements that consist of connective tissue dominated by extracellular matrix containing collagen type II and large amounts of proteoglycan, particularly chondroitin sulfate.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0051216]   QuickGO   AmiGO