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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:sparse hair
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Accession:MP:0000416 term browser browse the term
Definition:body hair that is less dense; may be due to reduced follicle numbers or due to the inability to retain some of the hairs of the coat over time
Synonyms:exact_synonym: sparse fur;   thin coat
 broad_synonym: hypotrichosis
 related_synonym: partial hair loss;   thin hair
 alt_id: MP:0000415

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Dsg4 desmoglein 4 IAGP DNA:missense mutation:exon 8 (rat) RGD PMID:15617564 RGD:150521562 NCBI chr18:11,720,844...11,757,927
Ensembl chr18:11,720,975...11,756,234
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G Edaradd EDAR associated via death domain IAGP compared to heterozygous animals RGD PMID:15829729 RGD:2304219 NCBI chr17:85,866,629...85,910,612
Ensembl chr17:85,656,905...85,910,447
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G EdaraddswhKyo EDAR-associated death domain;swh Kyo mutant IAGP compared to heterozygous animals RGD PMID:15829729 RGD:2304219

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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    integument phenotype 171
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 169
        abnormal coat/ hair morphology 63
          abnormal coat appearance 63
            abnormal hair growth 29
              sparse hair 4
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