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deprecated Edinburgh Human Developmental Anatomy Abstract


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This record was deprecated on April 20, 2016 for the following reason(s): This resource is deprecated. Please see the following record for the next version of the ontology (https://biosharing.org/bsg-002675) instead.

A structured controlled vocabulary of stage-specific anatomical structures of the human. It has been designed to mesh with the mouse anatomy (EMAP ontology) and incorporates each Carnegie stage of development (CS1-20). This abstract version of the human developmental anatomy ontology compresses all the tissues present over Carnegie stages 1-20 into a single hierarchy. The heart, for example, is present from Carnegie Stage 9 onwards and is thus represented by 12 EHDA IDs (one for each stage). In the abstract mouse, it has a single ID so that the abstract term given as just heart really means heart (CS 9-20). This ontology was made computationally and later deemed "incoherent" by the authors because the stage-dependent hierarchical structures were not integrated.

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A new ontology (structured hierarchy) of human developmental anatomy for the first 7 weeks (Carnegie stages 1-20).

Bard J
J Anat 2012

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An ontology of human developmental anatomy.

Hunter A,Kaufman MH,McKay A,Baldock R,Simmen MW,Bard JB
J Anat 2003

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