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Term:extracellular region
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Accession:GO:0005576 term browser browse the term
Definition:The space external to the outermost structure of a cell. For cells without external protective or external encapsulating structures this refers to space outside of the plasma membrane. This term covers the host cell environment outside an intracellular parasite.
Comment:Note that this term is intended to annotate gene products that are not attached to the cell surface. For gene products from multicellular organisms which are secreted from a cell but retained within the organism (i.e. released into the interstitial fluid or blood), consider the cellular component term 'extracellular space ; GO:0005615'.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: extracellular
 xref: Wikipedia:Extracellular

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  cellular_component 19331
    cellular anatomical entity 19125
      extracellular region 4527
        angiogenin-PRI complex 2
        apoplast 0
        extracellular ferritin complex 0
        extracellular isoamylase complex 0
        extracellular matrix + 594
        extracellular organelle + 2194
        extracellular space + 3510
        extrahaustorial matrix 0
        extraorganismal space 0
        hyaluranon cable 2
        intercellular bridge + 72
        mucus layer + 3
        perisynaptic space + 11
        perivitelline space 1
        pituitary gonadotropin complex + 2
        synaptic cleft + 24
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