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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:increased sebum secretion
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Accession:MP:0013373 term browser browse the term
Definition:increased production and/or release of the lipid-rich substance that is produced by the sebaceous glands, acts to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals, and provides antibacterial activity; sebum is released by disintegrating sebocytes that are continuously replaced from progenitors in the periphery of the sebaceous gland; its composition varies across species
Synonyms:exact_synonym: excessive sebum production;   increased sebum production



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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    integument phenotype 171
      abnormal skin adnexa physiology 5
        abnormal sebaceous gland physiology 0
          increased sebum secretion 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    endocrine/exocrine gland phenotype 394
      abnormal gland physiology 85
        abnormal exocrine gland physiology 9
          abnormal holocrine gland physiology 0
            abnormal sebaceous gland physiology 0
              increased sebum secretion 0
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