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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 otolithic membrane morphology
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Accession:MP:0002895 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the gelatinous membrane which is supported by the stereocilia of the hair cells of the maculae of the saccule and utriculus of the inner ear; adhering to its surface are numerous calciferous crystalline particles called otoliths (statoconia)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal membrana statoconiorum;   abnormal octoconial membrane morphology;   abnormal otolithic part of statoconial membrane morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 1
    hearing/vestibular/ear phenotype 0
      abnormal ear morphology 0
        abnormal inner ear morphology 0
          abnormal membranous labyrinth morphology 0
            abnormal vestibular labyrinth morphology 0
              abnormal otolithic membrane morphology 0
                abnormal otolith morphology + 0
                detached otolithic membrane 0
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