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MP term:abnormal enterocyte morphology
Synonym: abnormal enterocytes
Synonym: abnormal intestinal cell morphology
Synonym: abnormal intestinal epithelial cell
Synonym: intestinal cell abnormalities
MP id: MP:0000479
Definition: any structural anomaly of the epithelial cells that have an apical plasma membrane folded into microvilli to provide ample surface for the absorption of nutrients from the intestinal lumen
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mammalian phenotype
        is-adigestive/alimentary phenotype
                is-aabnormal digestive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal intestine morphology
                                is-aabnormal intestinal epithelium morphology
                                        is-aabnormal enterocyte morphology [MP:0000479] (102 genotypes, 130 annotations)
                                                is-aabnormal enterocyte cell number +
                                                is-aabnormal small intestinal villus morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal intestinal mucosa morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal Peyer's patch epithelium morphology

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last database update
10/08/2014
MGI 5.20
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