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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:forebrain atrophy
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Accession:MP:0012508 term browser browse the term
Definition:acquired diminution of the size of the forebrain associated with wasting as from death and reabsorption of cells, diminished cellular proliferation, decreased cellular volume, pressure, ischemia, malnutrition, reduced function or malfunction, or hormonal changes
Synonyms:exact_synonym: atrophic forebrain;   atrophic prosencephalon;   prosencephalon atrophy

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    nervous system phenotype 368
      abnormal nervous system morphology 215
        abnormal brain morphology 139
          brain atrophy 0
            forebrain atrophy 0
              parietal cortex atrophy 0
              temporal lobe atrophy 0
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