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      • fluid regulation trait
      • skin physiology trait

    • skin barrier function trait   VT:0002796   (3)
    Definition: Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the ability of the membranous protective covering of the body to provide a protective barrier, to prevent water loss, moderate water integration and prevent foreign substances and bacteria from entering the body. [ISBN:0-683-40008-8, Mosby:Mosbys Medical Dictionary 8th Ed]; xref: GO:0033561 "regulation of water loss via skin";
      (No descendants that are mapped to MPD data)

    MP:0002796 (impaired skin barrier function) is numbered similarly to VT:0002796 but is over in the MP ontology (semantics may or may not be similar).

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