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Term:
abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology (MP:0002243)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (19) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal mechanoreceptor morphology +   
abnormal nasal septum cartilage morphology +   
abnormal sensory ganglion morphology +   
abnormal sensory neuron morphology +   
abnormal vomeronasal organ morphology +   
any structural anomaly of 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; the organ lies at the base the nasal cavity and is split into two, separated by the nasal septum
absent nasal septum  
deviated nasal septum  
large nasal septum +   
small nasal septum +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal Jacobson organ morphology ;   abnormal Jacobson's organ morphology ;   abnormal VNO morphology ;   abnormal organon vomeronasale morphology ;   abnormal organum vomeronasale morphology ;   vomeronasal organ dysplasia
Definition Sources: http://ctrgenpath.net/static/atlas/mousehistology/Windows/senses/jacobsonorgan.html, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vomeronasal_organ#Structure, MGI:csmith

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