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deprecated Vertebrate Skeletal Anatomy Ontology

Abbreviation: VSAO

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VSAO is an anatomy ontology covering the vertebrate skeletal system. VSAO integrates terms for skeletal cells, tissues, biological processes, organs (skeletal elements such as bones and cartilages), and subdivisions of the skeletal system. Note that VSAO is a deprecated ontology and has been superceded by Uberon.

How to cite this record VSAO; Vertebrate Skeletal Anatomy Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: June 4, 2019, 11:35 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 26 2021 5 p.m.

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A unified anatomy ontology of the vertebrate skeletal system.

Dahdul WM,Balhoff JP,Blackburn DC,Diehl AD,Haendel MA,Hall BK,Lapp H,Lundberg JG,Mungall CJ,Ringwald M,Segerdell E,Van Slyke CE,Vickaryous MK,Westerfield M,Mabee PM
PLoS One 2012

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