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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 facial muscle morphology
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Accession:MP:0030039 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of any of the striated skeletal muscles innervated by the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) that, among other things, control facial expression; facial muscles are derived from the second branchial/pharyngeal arch
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal facial musculature morphology;   facial muscle dysplasia
 broad_synonym: facial muscle abnormalities

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  mammalian phenotype 0
    muscle phenotype 0
      abnormal muscle morphology 0
        abnormal skeletal muscle morphology 0
          abnormal facial muscle morphology 0
            abnormal buccinator muscle morphology 0
            abnormal depressor anguli oris muscle morphology 0
            abnormal eyelid muscle morphology + 0
            abnormal levator labii superioris muscle morphology + 0
            abnormal levator nasolabialis muscle morphology + 0
            abnormal masticatory muscle morphology + 0
            abnormal stapedius muscle morphology + 0
            abnormal zygomaticus muscle morphology + 0
            absent facial muscle + 0
            facial muscle atrophy 0
            facial muscle degeneration 0
            facial muscle hypoplasia + 0
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