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Term:absent vomeronasal organ
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Definition:lacking the tubular, crescent-sensory organ with a luminal epithelium that contains chemosensitive receptor cells with microvilli that are thought to detect pheromones and transmit signals to the remainder of the accessory olfactory system
Comment:Note that this structure is normally absent in adult higher primates as well as a number of other species.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: absent Jacobson organ;   absent Jacobson's organ;   absent VNO;   absent organon vomeronasale;   absent organum vomeronasale


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  mammalian phenotype 4922
    nervous system phenotype 275
      abnormal nervous system morphology 133
        abnormal somatic nervous system morphology 15
          abnormal somatic sensory system morphology 11
            abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology 0
              absent vomeronasal organ 0
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  mammalian phenotype 4922
    craniofacial phenotype 23
      abnormal craniofacial morphology 23
        abnormal facial morphology 15
          abnormal nose morphology 3
            abnormal nasal septum morphology 0
              abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology 0
                absent vomeronasal organ 0
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