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integumental exocrine gland #612
Currently we have 'skin gland' which is both too specific (location*) and too generic (gland type).
We could have a class 'integumental gland' to group these. Should we have 'integument endocrone gland' and ex+end subclasses for skin to balance these? Feels like inflation. How many integument/skin endocrine glands are there? Maybe we can get away with only integumental as a grouping.
Actually we already have UBERON:0003297 ! gland of integumental system
So I'll add as a subclass for the exocrine. All of the existing subclasses will reclassify here automatically, with the exception of :
Which are grouping classes and are not explicitly asserted to be exocrine (but seems unlikely any are endocrine?)
Extending query to composite-metazoa. Two more that won't auto-classify under integumental exocrine gland:
FBbt is uncommitted w.r.t exocrine vs endocrine. It seems insect spiracular and epitracheal glands are a mix? E.g. http://books.google.com/books?id=lv-QOdPBAYAC&pg=PA256&lpg=PA256&dq=spiracular+glands+drosophila+exocrine&source=bl&ots=pzhQ_U6G_F&sig=sISZ7Aic8am4FsCxIQ_JvcPlyE4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=4mpuVOblMsiyogTt74GoCA&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=spiracular%20glands%20&f=false