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MAMMALIAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories (ftp://ftp.informatics.jax.org/pub/reports/index.html). For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at http://www.informatics.jax.org/mgihome/other/publications.shtml.

Term:abnormal enthesis morphology
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Definition:any structural anomaly of the connective tissue between tendon and bone insertion sites; the area which acts to transmit tensile load from soft tissues to bone; they may be of the dense fibrous connective tissue or fibrocartilage type; fibrous entheses attach directly to bone or periosteum primarily via fibrous tissue, and fibrocartilaginous entheses attach to bone through a transitional layer of fibrocartilage from the fibrous tendon tissue



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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal enthesis morphology 0
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