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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adhesive extracellular matrix 
biofilm matrix +  
chitin-based extracellular matrix 
collagen-containing extracellular matrix +   
egg coat +   
A specialized extracellular matrix that surrounds the plasma membrane of the ovum of animals. The egg coat provides structural support and can play an essential role in oogenesis, fertilization and early development.
elastic fiber  
fibronectin fibril 
middle lamella 
organomineral extracellular matrix 
pollen coat 
thrombospondin complex 
Ubisch body 

Narrow Synonyms: vitelline membrane ;   zona pellucida
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:33208 ! Metazoa
Definition Sources: PMID:16944418, PMID:17163408

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