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sesamoid element (UBERON:0013631)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
ossicle +    
appendicular ossicle +  
axial ossicle 
rostral ossicle 
sesamoid element +  
Ossicle that develops within bands of dense, regular connective tissue (e.g., tendons and ligaments). Sesamoids are generally located proximate to a bony prominence, over which the dense regular connective tissue wraps, and/or a joint or articulation.

Exact Synonyms: sesamoid
Xrefs: VSAO:0000137
Definition Sources: PSPUB:0000169, VSAO:0000137

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