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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:enthesis
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Definition:The connective tissue between tendon and bone insertion sites, 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 the sites where tendons or ligaments insert into the bone. Recurring stress or inflammatory autoimmune disease can cause inflammation or occasionally fibrosis and calcification of the enthesis.
Synonyms:xref: SCTID:410054009;   Wikipedia:Enthesis



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          anatomical system 0
            musculoskeletal system 0
              enthesis 0
                fibrocartilage enthesis 0
                fibrous enthesis 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              anatomical system 0
                musculoskeletal system 0
                  enthesis 0
                    fibrocartilage enthesis 0
                    fibrous enthesis 0
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