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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:abnormal epidermis stratum spinosum morphology
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Accession:MP:0001236 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the layer of polyhedral cells in the epidermis; shrinkage and adhesion of these cells gives a spiny or prickly appearance
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal prickle cell layer morphology;   abnormal spinous layer morphology;   abnormal stratum spinosum morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5373
    integument phenotype 168
      abnormal skin morphology 16
        abnormal epidermal layer morphology 2
          abnormal epidermis stratum spinosum morphology 0
            absent epidermis stratum spinosum 0
            acantholysis 0
            enlarged spinous cells 0
            epidermis stratum spinosum hyperplasia + 0
            thick epidermis stratum spinosum 0
            thin epidermis stratum spinosum 0
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