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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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  mammalian phenotype 0
    integument phenotype 0
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 0
        abnormal coat/ hair morphology 0
          abnormal coat appearance 0
            abnormal hair growth 0
              sparse hair 0
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