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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 capillary morphology
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Accession:MP:0003658 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the small branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules, where the exchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other nutrient and waste chemical substances occurs between the blood and the surrounding tissues
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal capillaries

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S BN/SsNHsd induced IAGP in pituitary gland RGD PMID:15166088 RGD:1300042
S F344.BN-(D3Mgh13-D3Mgh7)/Dlw induced IAGP compared to F344.BN-(D3Mgh13-D3Mgh7)/Dlw, diethylstilbestrol treated F344/NHsd
compared to F344/NHsd
RGD PMID:16416090 PMID:16416090 RGD:1581610, RGD:1581610 NCBI chr 3:10,549,351...112,272,465 JBrowse link
S F344/NHsd F344/NHsd induced IAGP compared to F344/NHsd, diethylstilbestrol treated F344.BN-(D5Rat1-D5Mit5)/Dlw, in pituitary gland RGD PMID:15166088 PMID:16416090 RGD:1300042, RGD:1581610

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    cardiovascular system phenotype 1371
      abnormal cardiovascular system morphology 427
        abnormal blood vessel morphology 111
          abnormal capillary morphology 3
            abnormal capillary branching pattern 0
            abnormal capillary density + 3
            abnormal choriocapillaris morphology + 0
            abnormal kidney capillary morphology + 0
            dilated capillary + 0
            increased capillary tortuosity 0
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