name: mucilage extrusion from seed coat
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def: "The process in which seed mucilage expands through hydration and breaks the outer cell wall that encapsulates the whole seed upon imbibition. Mucilage, mainly composed of pectins, is formed during seed development and deposited into the apoplast underneath the outer wall of the seed coat." [PMID:18266922]
synonym: "mucilage release from seed coat" RELATED 
synonym: "secretion of mucilage from seed coat" RELATED 
is_a: GO:0048609 ! multicellular organismal reproductive process
relationship: part_of: GO:0009845 ! seed germination
relationship: part_of: GO:0048316 ! seed development
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