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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:curly vibrissae
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Accession:MP:0001274 term browser browse the term
Definition:coiled or spiral shape of the stiff hairs that project from the face around the nose of most mammals, and which act as touch receptors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: curly contour hair;   curly sinus hair;   curly touch hair;   curly whiskers;   curved vibrissae;   curved whiskers
 alt_id: MP:0001275

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S TRM/Kyo tremor rat IAGP RGD PMID:4018151 RGD:13602102

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    integument phenotype 168
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 166
        abnormal vibrissa morphology 2
          curly vibrissae 1
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