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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:absent vomeronasal organ
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Definition:lacking the tubular, crescent-sensory organ with a luminal epithelium that contains chemosensitive receptor cells with microvilli that are thought to detect pheromones and transmit signals to the remainder of the accessory olfactory system
Comment:Note that this structure is normally absent in adult higher primates as well as a number of other species.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: absent Jacobson organ;   absent Jacobson's organ;   absent VNO;   absent organon vomeronasale;   absent organum vomeronasale



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  mammalian phenotype 5400
    nervous system phenotype 365
      abnormal nervous system morphology 212
        abnormal somatic nervous system morphology 38
          abnormal somatic sensory system morphology 24
            abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology 0
              absent vomeronasal organ 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5400
    craniofacial phenotype 50
      abnormal craniofacial morphology 50
        abnormal facial morphology 30
          abnormal nose morphology 5
            abnormal nasal septum morphology 0
              abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology 0
                absent vomeronasal organ 0
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