Term: operculohyoid ligament extracellular matrix
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Name: operculohyoid ligament
Definition: Ligament that connects the anterior apex of the opercle to the posterior end of the ceratohyal. The ligament extends orthogonal and anterior to the opercle.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005885]
Name: extracellular matrix
Synonyms: matrisome, proteinaceous extracellular matrix
Definition: A structure lying external to one or more cells, which provides structural support, biochemical or biomechanical cues for cells or tissues.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031012]   QuickGO   AmiGO