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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 lung compliance
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Accession:MP:0002333 term browser browse the term
Definition:anomaly in the ability of the lung to distend in response to pressure without disruption, usually expressed as the unit volume of change in the lung per unit of pressure
Comment:This is a measure of the stiffness of the lung and indicative for diseases that cause fibrosis or edema in the lungs.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal pulmonary compliance

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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    respiratory system phenotype 47
      abnormal respiratory system physiology 24
        abnormal respiration 9
          abnormal respiratory mechanics 3
            abnormal lung compliance 0
              decreased lung compliance 0
              increased lung compliance 0
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