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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:increased osteoclast cell number
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Accession:MP:0004984 term browser browse the term
Definition:greater than average number of the specialized phagocytic cells associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue
Synonyms:related_synonym: increased chondroclast cell number

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S F344-Tg(HIV)1Hsd IMP compared to WT littermates RGD PMID:20643942 RGD:42722617

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  mammalian phenotype 5368
    skeleton phenotype 431
      abnormal skeleton morphology 336
        abnormal bone structure 194
          abnormal osteoclast morphology 4
            abnormal osteoclast cell number 4
              increased osteoclast cell number 1
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  mammalian phenotype 5368
    immune system phenotype 492
      abnormal immune system morphology 187
        abnormal immune system cell morphology 147
          abnormal leukocyte morphology 147
            abnormal myeloid leukocyte morphology 64
              abnormal phagocyte morphology 41
                abnormal mononuclear phagocyte morphology 36
                  abnormal macrophage morphology 30
                    abnormal macrophage cell number 22
                      increased macrophage cell number 14
                        increased osteoclast cell number 1
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