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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 pulmonary neuroendocrine body morphology
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Accession:MP:0010918 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the corpuscular, organoid structures composed of PNECs, found as distinctive innervated clusters only within intrapulmonary airways, where they appear concentrated at airway branch points; NEBs reach from the basement membrane to the airway lumen and are thought to function as oxygen sensors
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal NEBs;   abnormal pulmonary neuroepithelial bodies
 broad_synonym: abnormal pulmonary neuroendocrine bodies

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    respiratory system phenotype 47
      abnormal respiratory system morphology 33
        abnormal respiratory epithelium morphology 9
          abnormal lung epithelium morphology 6
            abnormal pulmonary neuroendocrine body morphology 0
              absent pulmonary neuroendocrine bodies 0
              decreased number of pulmonary neuroendocrine bodies 0
              increased number of pulmonary neuroendocrine bodies 0
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