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Term:
small vomeronasal organ (MP:0013597)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (4) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal vomeronasal sensory neuron morphology  
absent vomeronasal organ  
small vomeronasal organ  
reduced size 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

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: decreased Jacobson organ size ;   decreased Jacobson's organ size ;   decreased VNO size ;   decreased organon vomeronasale size ;   decreased organum vomeronasale size ;   decreased vomeronasal organ size ;   reduced Jacobson organ size ;   reduced Jacobson's organ size ;   reduced VNO size ;   reduced organon vomeronasale size ;   reduced organum vomeronasale size ;   reduced vomeronasal organ size ;   small Jacobson organ ;   small Jacobson's organ ;   small VNO ;   small organon vomeronasale ;   small organum vomeronasale
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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