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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:decreased bone mineral density
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Accession:MP:0000063 term browser browse the term
Definition:reduction in the quatitative measurment value of mineral content of bone; BMD is used as an indicator of bone strength used as a measure of structural strength and screen for osteoporosis; bone mineral density is the ratio of bone mineral content to bone size
Synonyms:exact_synonym: decreased BMD;   decreased bone density;   osteopenia;   reduced BMD;   reduced bone density;   reduced bone mineral density
 alt_id: MP:0010121

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  mammalian phenotype 0
    skeleton phenotype 0
      abnormal skeleton morphology 0
        abnormal bone structure 0
          abnormal bone mineral density 0
            decreased bone mineral density 0
              decreased areal bone mineral density 0
              decreased bone mineral density of femur 0
              decreased bone mineral density of humerus 0
              decreased bone mineral density of vertebrae + 0
              decreased volumetric bone mineral density 0
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