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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

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Definition:bony projections that form along joint margins at bone edges, including the spine; these are frequently found in areas affected by arthritis such as the disc or joint spaces where cartilage has deteriorated
Synonyms:exact_synonym: bone spurs

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal bone structure 195
          osteophytes 0
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