Traits:SupportingStructuresEnclosures

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Supporting Structures and Enclosures

Supporting Structures and Enclosures: Hard framework, internal or external, which supports and protects softer parts of plant, animal or unicellular organism, and to which muscles usually attach in animals, includes skeletons (derived from Lawrence, 2005).



References: 
  • Lawrence, E. (ed.) (2005) Henderson's dictionary of Biology (13th edition). London, United Kingdom: Pearson Education Limited.


CollectionTraits:Ecological Descriptors +
Concept typeProperty +
DefinitionHard framework, internal or external, which supports and protects softer parts of plant, animal or unicellular organism, and to which muscles usually attach in animals, includes skeletons (derived from Lawrence, 2005). +
Has valueTraits:Hydrostatic +, Traits:Endoskeleton +, Traits:Exoskeleton + and Traits:ExternalTube +
Is trait ofTraits:BodyForm +
LabelSupporting Structures and Enclosures +
ReferenceLawrence, E. (ed.) (2005) Henderson's dictionary of Biology (13th edition). London, United Kingdom: Pearson Education Limited. +
URL
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http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/SupportingStructuresEnclosures +