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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:conjunctival chemosis
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Accession:MP:0031097 term browser browse the term
Definition:abnormal swelling (or edema) of the conjunctiva; in chemosis, the integrity of conjunctival capillaries is compromised, leading to increased permeability and leakage of serous fluid; causes include conjunctival irritation, infection, inflammation, trauma, and severe intraorbital inflammation
Synonyms:exact_synonym: conjunctival edema;   conjunctival oedema

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  mammalian phenotype 5373
    vision/eye phenotype 98
      abnormal eye morphology 86
        abnormal anterior eye segment morphology 29
          abnormal conjunctiva morphology 0
            conjunctival chemosis 0
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