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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:absent vibrissae
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Accession:MP:0001284 term browser browse the term
Definition:absence of the stiff hairs that project from the face around the nose of most mammals, and which act as touch receptors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: absence of vibrissae;   absent contour hair;   absent sinus hair;   absent touch hair
 related_synonym: absence of whiskers;   absent whiskers

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