Term: EVL lamellipodium
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Name: EVL
Synonyms: enveloping layer
Definition: Outermost monolayer of cells surrounding the embryo that become very flattened in the blastula and give rise to the periderm. Sometimes used synonymously with periderm.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000086]
Name: lamellipodium
Synonyms:
Definition: A thin sheetlike process extended by the leading edge of a migrating cell or extending cell process; contains a dense meshwork of actin filaments.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030027]   QuickGO   AmiGO