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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:abnormal sternum morphology
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Accession:MP:0000157 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the long flat bone of the chest that articulates with clavicle and first seven rib pairs; from rostral to caudal positions, the sternum consists of three parts: manubrium, body, and xiphoid process
Synonyms:exact_synonym: sternum defect;   sternum dysplasia

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal axial skeleton morphology 43
          abnormal thoracic cage morphology 1
            abnormal sternum morphology 0
              abnormal sternebra morphology + 0
              abnormal sternocostal joint morphology + 0
              abnormal sternum body morphology + 0
              abnormal sternum manubrium morphology + 0
              abnormal sternum ossification + 0
              abnormal xiphoid process morphology + 0
              absent sternum 0
              short sternum 0
              split sternum 0
              sternum hypoplasia 0
              wide sternum 0
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