- Term Label: extracellular region
- Term Accession: 0005576
- Term IRI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0005576
- Definition: The space external to the outermost structure of a cell. For cells without external protective or external encapsulating structures this refers to space outside of the plasma membrane. This term covers the host cell environment outside an intracellular parasite.
goslim_agr; goslim_candida; goslim_chembl; goslim_generic; goslim_metagenomics; goslim_mouse; prokaryote_subset; goslim_flybase_ribbon; goslim_pir; goslim_plant; goslim_yeast
comment: Note that this term is intended to annotate gene products that are not attached to the cell surface. For gene products from multicellular organisms which are secreted from a cell but retained within the organism (i.e. released into the interstitial fluid or blood), consider the cellular component term 'extracellular space ; GO:0005615'.