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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 optic fissure closure
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Accession:MP:0012535 term browser browse the term
Definition:failure to initiate and/or complete closure of the transient gap in the ventral margin of the developing optic cup; fusion of the optic fissure begins with apposition of the inferior lips of the ventral-most optic cup and continues anteriorly toward its rim and posteriorly along the optic stalk; failure or late closure of the optic fissure prevents the establishment of normal fetal intraocular pressure and can result in microphthalmia associataed with colobomas
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal choroid fissure closure;   abnormal choroidal fissure closure;   abnormal embryonic fissure closure;   abnormal fetal fissure closure;   abnormal foetal fissure closure;   abnormal retinal fissure closure;   optic fissure closure defects;   persistent optic fissure



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  mammalian phenotype 5400
    vision/eye phenotype 98
      abnormal eye morphology 86
        abnormal eye development 7
          abnormal optic fissure closure 0
            delayed optic fissure closure 0
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