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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:umbilical hernia
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Accession:MP:0010146 term browser browse the term
Definition:an outward bulging (protrusion) of the abdominal lining or part of the abdominal organ(s) through the area around the umbilicus; occurs when the muscle through which blood vessels pass to feed the developing fetus fails to completely close
Comment:Do not confuse with omphalocele - a severe body wall defect that results in an abnormally large umbilical ring usually exposing the gut and liver.
Synonyms:broad_synonym: ventral hernia
 xref: EFO:1001866;   Fyler:4445

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    embryo phenotype 6
      abnormal extraembryonic tissue morphology 4
        abnormal umbilical cord morphology 0
          umbilical hernia 0
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