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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 (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 mammary gland stroma morphology
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Accession:MP:0014057 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the complex non-epithelial mammary gland tissue composed of fibrous connective tissue extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins, and a wide variety of cell types, including inter- and intralobular fibroblasts, adipocytes, endothelial cells, and innate immune cells (both macrophages and mast cells); the mammary gland stroma is the support network for the epithelium, providing both nutrients and blood supply, and immune defenses, as well as physical structure to the gland; each of the different stromal cell types secrete instructive signals that are crucial for various aspects of the development and function of the epithelium
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal mammary stroma morphology



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  mammalian phenotype 5375
    integument phenotype 168
      abnormal skin adnexa morphology 166
        abnormal mammary gland morphology 99
          abnormal mammary gland stroma morphology 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5375
    endocrine/exocrine gland phenotype 391
      abnormal gland morphology 330
        abnormal exocrine gland morphology 116
          abnormal apocrine gland morphology 99
            abnormal mammary gland morphology 99
              abnormal mammary gland stroma morphology 0
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