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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 forestomach morphology
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Accession:MP:0010784 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the distinct rodent non-glandular region of the stomach which is demarcated from the glandular stomach by the limiting ridge (margo plicatus); the forestomach accounts for about 60% (rat) and 70% (mouse) of the stomach volume and receives the esophagus at the cardiac antrum; the wall of the forestomach consists of, from inside to outside, stratified squamous epithelium, the lamina propria (epithelium and lamina propria form the mucosa), the muscularis mucosae, the submucosa, the muscularis interna and externa (inner circular and outer longitudinal layers of smooth muscle), and the serosa
Comment:The forestomach is not present in humans.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal anterior stomach morphology;   abnormal antrum cardiacum morphology;   abnormal non-glandular stomach morphology;   abnormal proximal stomach morphology;   abnormal stomach cardiac antrum morphology;   abnormal stomach non-glandular region morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5373
    digestive/alimentary phenotype 75
      abnormal digestive system morphology 55
        abnormal stomach morphology 4
          abnormal forestomach morphology 0
            small forestomach + 0
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