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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 body morphology
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Accession:MP:0012512 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the middle and longest portion of the sternum, lying between the manubrium superiorly and the xiphoid process inferiorly; the body of the sternum (gladiolus), is considerably lengthier, narrower, and thinner than the manubrium, attaining its greatest breadth close to the lower end
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal body of sternum;   abnormal corpus sterni morphology;   abnormal gladiolus morphology;   abnormal mesosternum morphology;   abnormal midsternum morphology;   abnormal sternal body morphology

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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 sternum body morphology 0
                absent sternum body 0
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