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skin barrier function trait (VT:0002796)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
amniotic fluid amount 
body water amount 
skin barrier function trait 
Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the ability of the membranous protective covering of the body to provide a protective barrier, to prevent water loss, moderate water integration and prevent foreign substances and bacteria from entering the body.
skin elasticity trait 
skin tensile strength trait 
urine output  

Xrefs: GO:0033561 "regulation of water loss via skin"
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, Mosby:Mosbys Medical Dictionary 8th Ed

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