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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:congestive heart failure
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Accession:MP:0006138 term browser browse the term
Definition:cardiac output is insufficient to supply blood throughout the body, resulting in the accumulation of fluid in the lungs and other body tissues; it is related mainly to salt and water retention in the tissues rather than directly to reduced blood flow; blood pools in the veins (vascular congestion) because the heart does not pump efficiently enough to allow it to return
Synonyms:xref: EFO:0000373

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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    cardiovascular system phenotype 1371
      abnormal cardiovascular system physiology 1148
        congestive heart failure 0
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