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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:ectopic kidney
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Accession:MP:0003600 term browser browse the term
Definition:a kidney located outside of its normal position usually due to failed migration of the ureteral bud and developing metanephric blastema to the renal fossa; the most common example of renal ectopia is a pelvic kidney; other sites of ectopic kidneys include the iliac region, the abdomen, the chest, and, in some cases, the contralateral side, referred to as crossed
Synonyms:exact_synonym: renal ectopia

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  mammalian phenotype 5400
    renal/urinary system phenotype 646
      abnormal renal/urinary system morphology 276
        abnormal kidney morphology 269
          ectopic kidney 0
            pelvic kidney 0
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