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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 otic placode morphology
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Accession:MP:0011173 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of two paired thickened areas of ectoderm close to the hindbrain from which the vestibular system and the auditory system develops; the otic placode invaginates into the mesenchyme adjacent to the rhombencephalon to form the otic pit
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal auditory placode morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5374
    hearing/vestibular/ear phenotype 23
      abnormal ear morphology 12
        abnormal ear development 0
          abnormal otic placode morphology 0
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