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mx id: 4133 | OBO id: HAO:0000182 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000182
body synonyms: trunk
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical cluster that is composed of the whole organism but which excludes the antennae, legs and wings.
written by: Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..

Relationships / properties:
The body is a anatomical cluster.
The body is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Label usage (sensu)
body by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
trunk by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
to blog added about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
Are appendages part of the body? :: Current taxonomic descriptions treat body and legs separately. Is that because they are separate anatomical entities? What is the soma and the trunk? Is the leg part of the thorax?
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The organism subdivision that is composed of the whole organism but which excludes the antennae, legs and wings.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2010. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
entire series of body segments of an arthropod, including the cephalic, thoracic, and abdominal sections ! "trunk"
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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