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Term:abnormal lung interstitium morphology
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Definition:any structural anomaly of the connective tissue located between the respiratory (airway and alveolar) epithelium, the capillary endothelium and pleural mesothelium; it contains basement membrane composed of collagen, elastin, proteoglycans, and fibronectin; it functions in the mechanical behavior of the lung, and forms a barrier to regulate the flow of plasma constituents from the capillaries to the airway and alveolar spaces
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal pulmonary interstitium morphology;   lung interstitium dysplasia

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
S WAG/RijCmcr RGD:2303635

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  mammalian phenotype 4922
    respiratory system phenotype 15
      abnormal respiratory system morphology 15
        abnormal lung morphology 12
          abnormal lung interstitium morphology 1
            pulmonary interstitial fibrosis 1
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