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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:increased osteoclast cell number
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Definition:greater than average number of the specialized phagocytic cells associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue
Synonyms:related_synonym: increased chondroclast cell number

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S F344-Tg(HIV)1Hsd IMP compared to WT littermates RGD PMID:20643942 RGD:42722617

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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal bone structure 195
          abnormal osteoclast morphology 4
            abnormal osteoclast cell number 4
              increased osteoclast cell number 1
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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    immune system phenotype 502
      abnormal immune system morphology 194
        abnormal immune system cell morphology 154
          abnormal leukocyte morphology 154
            abnormal myeloid leukocyte morphology 70
              abnormal phagocyte morphology 47
                abnormal mononuclear phagocyte morphology 42
                  abnormal macrophage morphology 36
                    abnormal macrophage cell number 25
                      increased macrophage cell number 17
                        increased osteoclast cell number 1
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