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MP term:muscular atrophy
Synonym: muscle atrophy
MP id: MP:0002269
Definition: acquired diminution of muscle tissue associated with wasting as from death and reabsorbtion of cells, diminished cellular proliferation, decreased cellular volume, pressure, ischemia, malnutrition, reduced function or malfunction, or hormonal changes; occurs with age, immobilization, weightlessness, malnutrition or denervation
Number of paths to term: 1

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


mammalian phenotype
        is-amuscle phenotype
                is-aabnormal muscle morphology
                        is-aabnormal cardiac muscle tissue morphology +
                        is-aabnormal eye muscle morphology +
                        is-aabnormal muscle development +
                        is-aabnormal muscle fiber morphology +
                        is-aabnormal muscle weight +
                        is-aabnormal skeletal muscle morphology +
                        is-aabnormal smooth muscle morphology +
                        is-aabnormal tendon morphology +
                        is-acalcified muscle
                        is-adystrophic muscle
                        is-amuscle degeneration +
                        is-amuscle hypoplasia +
                        is-amuscular atrophy [MP:0002269] (175 genotypes, 182 annotations)
                                is-acardiac muscle atrophy
                                is-adecreased susceptibility to induced muscular atrophy
                                is-aincreased susceptibility to induced muscular atrophy
                                is-askeletal muscle atrophy +

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08/19/2014
MGI 5.19
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