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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:respiratory epithelium hypertrophy
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Accession:MP:0010944 term browser browse the term
Definition:increase in the bulk size of the pseudostratified ciliated epithelium that lines much of the conducting portion of the airway, including part of the nasal cavity and larynx, the trachea, and bronchi; may be due to cell enlargement or excessive production/accumulation of mucus material
Synonyms:exact_synonym: hypertrophic airway epithelium

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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    respiratory system phenotype 47
      abnormal respiratory system morphology 33
        abnormal respiratory epithelium morphology 9
          respiratory epithelium hypertrophy 0
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