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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 optic fissure morphology
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Accession:MP:0012534 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the ventral groove formed by invagination of the optic cup and its stalk by vascular mesenchyme from which the hyaloid vessels develop; a transient gap in the ventral margin of the developing optic cup that eventually closes to complete the eye wall inferiorly and enclose the hyaloid vessels in a canal in the optic stalk
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal choroid fissure morphology;   abnormal choroidal fissure morphology;   abnormal embryonic fissure morphology;   abnormal fetal fissure morphology;   abnormal foetal fissure morphology;   abnormal retinal fissure morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    vision/eye phenotype 98
      abnormal eye morphology 86
        abnormal eye development 7
          abnormal optic fissure morphology 0
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