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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:loss of vibrissae
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Accession:MP:0001280 term browser browse the term
Definition:inability to retain the stiff hairs that project from the face around the nose of most mammals, and which act as touch receptors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: loss of contour hair;   loss of sinus hair;   loss of touch hair;   loss of whiskers

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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    integument phenotype 171
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 169
        abnormal vibrissa morphology 2
          loss of vibrissae 0
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