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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 mucous gland morphology
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Accession:MP:0014032 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of any exocrine gland in which the principal secretory cells are mucus-secreting cells; mucus is a slippery secretion with lubricating or protective function produced by, and covering, mucous membranes; mucous glands typically stain lighter than serous glands during standard histological preparation; most are multicellular, but goblet cells are single-celled glands
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal glandula mucosa morphology;   abnormal muciparous gland morphology;   abnormal mucousal gland morphology;   abnormal mucus-secreting gland mophology

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  mammalian phenotype 0
    endocrine/exocrine gland phenotype 0
      abnormal gland morphology 0
        abnormal exocrine gland morphology 0
          abnormal mucous gland morphology 0
            abnormal Bartholin's gland morphology 0
            abnormal anterior lingual gland morphology + 0
            abnormal cardiac gastric gland morphology 0
            abnormal endometrial gland morphology + 0
            abnormal intermediate gastric gland morphology 0
            abnormal palatine gland morphology + 0
            abnormal pyloric gastric gland morphology 0
            abnormal submucosal gland morphology + 0
            abnormal urethral gland morphology + 0
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