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Term: cell extracellular matrix
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: cell
Synonyms: cells
Definition: Anatomical structure that has as its parts a maximally connected cell compartment surrounded by a plasma membrane.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009000]
Name: extracellular matrix
Synonyms: matrisome, proteinaceous extracellular matrix
Definition: A structure lying external to one or more cells, which provides structural support, biochemical or biomechanical cues for cells or tissues.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031012]   QuickGO   AmiGO