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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Beaded ribs
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Accession:HP:0000923 term browser browse the term
Definition:The presence of a row of multiple rounded expansions (beadlike prominences) at the junction of a rib and its cartilage.
Comment:Beaded ribs, sometimes referred to as rachitic rosary, were often seen in rachitic children.
Synonyms:xref: UMLS:C0426824

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormal skeletal morphology 0
            Abnormal axial skeleton morphology 0
              Abnormal thorax morphology 0
                Abnormal rib cage morphology 0
                  Abnormal rib morphology 0
                    Beaded ribs 0
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