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Term:
pupal chitin-based cuticle development (GO:0008364)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (0) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
larval chitin-based cuticle development +  
pupal chitin-based cuticle development 
Synthesis and deposition of a chitin-based pupal cuticle. At the end of the prepupal period the insect is covered by the pupal cuticle which continues to be elaborated into the pupal period. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster.
pupation 

Synonyms
Broad Synonyms: pupal cuticle anabolism ;   pupal cuticle formation ;   pupal cuticle synthesis
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:50557 ! Insecta
Definition Sources: GOC:bf, GOC:mtg_sensu, ISBN:0879694238

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