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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 tendon sheath morphology
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Definition:any structural anomaly of the membrane that wraps around a tendon; it allows the tendon to stretch and prevents it from adhering to the overlying fascia; tendon sheaths consist of two layers: a fibrous layer, made of tight collagenous tissue, and a synovial layer; the synovial part of the tendon sheath consists of a visceral and parietal layer separated by synovial fluid, which keeps the tendon moist and lubricated
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal synovial tendon sheath morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal tendon morphology 3
          abnormal tendon sheath morphology 0
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