Term: EVL apical part of cell
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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: apical part of cell
Synonyms: apical region of cell
Definition: The region of a polarized cell that forms a tip or is distal to a base. For example, in a polarized epithelial cell, the apical region has an exposed surface and lies opposite to the basal lamina that separates the epithelium from other tissue.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0045177]   QuickGO   AmiGO