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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:short vibrissae
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Definition:decreased length of the stiff hairs projecting from the face around the nose of most mammals which act as touch receptors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: decreased contour hair length;   decreased sinus hair length;   decreased touch hair length;   decreased whisker length;   short contour hair;   short sinus hair;   short touch hair;   short whiskers

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    integument phenotype 168
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 166
        abnormal vibrissa morphology 2
          short vibrissae 0
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