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Explanation: The combination of bone and mouse reminds me joint mouse, fragments of cartilage in the joint space. I am not sure the word refers to the deformity before it becomes free in the joint. A literally translation like "mouse-shaped bulge" is less likely.
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BenKC Local time: 12:43 Native speaker of: Japanese PRO pts in pair: 8
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damage or wear
Explanation: Even in German "Mäusefrass" seems to me a little strange. "Schaden" would be a neutral and less poetic term for damage to a medical device.