Term Information

Accession
PO:0006210
Name
protoderm
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
portion of protoderm tissue (exact), protodermis (Spanish, exact), 前表皮、原表皮 (Japanese, exact), dermatogen cell (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of meristem tissue (PO:0009013) that is the outer layer of an apical meristem (PO:0020144), or the outer layer of a plant embryo proper (PO:0000001), and gives rise to a portion of epidermis (PO:0005679). Source: POC:Laurel_Cooper, ISBN:0471245208
Comment
A protoderm may or may not arise from independent initial cells (PO:0004011). Some researchers also refer to it as an epidermis in a meristematic state.
Subset
None
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Parents of protoderm (PO:0006210)
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protoderm [is_a relation] is_a  portion of meristem tissue (PO:0009013)
Children of protoderm (PO:0006210)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
epidermis (PO:0005679) [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  protoderm
abaxial protoderm (PO:0006082) [is_a relation] is_a  protoderm
adaxial protoderm (PO:0006083) [is_a relation] is_a  protoderm
apical meristem (PO:0020144) [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  protoderm
PO_GIT
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