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MP term:abnormal osteocyte morphology
MP id: MP:0008753
Definition: any structural anomaly of a mature osteoblast that has become embedded in the bone matrix (osteoid) in small cavities called lacuna and is connected to adjacent osteocytes via protoplasmic projections called canaliculi
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 morphology
                        is-aabnormal bone structure
                                is-aabnormal osteoblast morphology
                                        is-aabnormal osteoblast cell number +
                                        is-aabnormal osteoblast differentiation +
                                        is-aabnormal osteocyte morphology [MP:0008753] (23 genotypes, 23 annotations)

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