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MAMMALIAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories (ftp://ftp.informatics.jax.org/pub/reports/index.html). For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at http://www.informatics.jax.org/mgihome/other/publications.shtml.

Term:abnormal bulbourethral gland physiology
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Definition:any functional anomaly of the small paired racemose (compound tubulo-alveolar) glands below the apex of the prostate in males, located posterolateral to the membranous portion of the urethra at the base of the penis, which produce a clear, salty, viscous secretion known as pre-ejaculate (aka as pre-ejaculatory fluid, preseminal fluid, or Cowper's fluid) upon sexual stimulation; this fluid is believed to lubricate the urethra for spermatozoa to pass through and neutralize traces of acidic urine in the urethra
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal Cowper's gland physiology;   abnormal Mery gland physiology;   abnormal bulbo-urethral gland physiology;   abnormal glandula bulbourethralis physiology



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    reproductive system phenotype 129
      abnormal reproductive system physiology 64
        abnormal male reproductive system physiology 25
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    reproductive system phenotype 129
      abnormal reproductive system physiology 64
        abnormal sex gland physiology 5
          abnormal male reproductive gland physiology 5
            abnormal bulbourethral gland physiology 0
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