OntologyTermmaterial entity

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   May 11th, 2017 at 4:04pm

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definition 
A material entity is an entity that exists in full during the length of time of its existence, persists through this time while maintaining its identity and has no temporal parts. For example a heart, a human, a fly, a microarray. (EFO) An independent continuant that is spatially extended whose identity is independent of that of other entities and can be maintained through time. (OBI, UBERON)
namespace 
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo
preferred_name 
material entity
references 
  1. None
synonyms 
  1. material type
term_id 
BFO:0000040
term_name 
material entity
term_url 
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000040