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MP term:fragile skeleton
Synonym: brittle bones
Synonym: general bone weakness
Synonym: increased susceptibility to bone fracture
Synonym: increased susceptibility to fractures
MP id: MP:0000061
Alternate id: MP:0001543
Definition: easily damaged or broken bones
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship

mammalian phenotype
        is-askeleton phenotype
                is-aabnormal skeleton physiology
                        is-aabnormal bone strength
                                is-adecreased bone strength +
                                is-adecreased energy dissipated prior to femur fracture
                                is-afragile skeleton [MP:0000061] (47 genotypes, 47 annotations)
                                is-aincreased bone strength +
                                is-aincreased energy dissipated prior to femur fracture

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