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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:pulmonary vascular congestion
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Accession:MP:0010018 term browser browse the term
Definition:obstruction of the normal flux of blood within the blood vessel network of the lung resulting in engorgement of pulmonary vessels; frequently precedes pulmonary edema
Synonyms:exact_synonym: PVC;   congested lung vasculature;   lung vascular congestion;   pulmonary congestion
 alt_id: MP:0010888

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  mammalian phenotype 4973
    respiratory system phenotype 16
      abnormal respiratory system morphology 15
        abnormal lung morphology 12
          abnormal lung vasculature morphology 0
            pulmonary vascular congestion 0
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  mammalian phenotype 4973
    cardiovascular system phenotype 1241
      abnormal cardiovascular system morphology 343
        abnormal blood vessel morphology 72
          vasculature congestion 4
            visceral vascular congestion 0
              pulmonary vascular congestion 0
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