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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:delayed optic fissure closure
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Accession:MP:0012536 term browser browse the term
Definition:late onset of the initiation and/or completion of 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
Synonyms:exact_synonym: delayed choroid fissure closure;   delayed choroidal fissure closure;   delayed embryonic fissure closure;   delayed fetal fissure closure;   delayed foetal fissure closure;   delayed retinal fissure closure

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    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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