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MP term:abnormal pituitary gland morphology
Synonym: abnormal hypophysis morphology
Synonym: abnormal pituitary glands
Synonym: abnormal pituitary morphology
Synonym: pituitary gland dysplasia
MP id: MP:0000633
Definition: any structural anomaly of the compound gland suspended from the base of the hypothalamus, which secretes somatotropins, prolactin, TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone), gonadotropins, adrenal corticotropin from the anterior lobe; melanocyte stimulating hormone from the intermediate lobe and hormones involved in blood pressure regulation from the posterior lobe
Number of paths to term: 2

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship


mammalian phenotype
        is-aendocrine/exocrine gland phenotype
                is-aabnormal gland morphology
                        is-aabnormal neuroendocrine gland morphology
                                is-aabnormal neuroendocrine cell morphology +
                                is-aabnormal pineal gland morphology +
                                is-aabnormal pituitary gland morphology [MP:0000633] (171 genotypes, 384 annotations)
                                        is-aabnormal adenohypophysis morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal neurohypophysis morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal pituitary gland development +
                                        is-aabnormal pituitary gland size +
                                        is-aabnormal pituitary intermediate lobe morphology +
                                        is-aabsent pituitary gland
                                        is-aectopic pituitary gland
                                        is-apituitary gland peliosis +
                                is-aabnormal subcommissural organ morphology +


mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal brain morphology
                                is-aabnormal forebrain morphology
                                        is-aabnormal diencephalon morphology
                                                is-aabnormal epithalamus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal globus pallidus morphology
                                                is-aabnormal hypothalamus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal mammillary body morphology
                                                is-aabnormal pituitary gland morphology [MP:0000633] (171 genotypes, 384 annotations)
                                                        is-aabnormal adenohypophysis morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal neurohypophysis morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal pituitary gland development +
                                                        is-aabnormal pituitary gland size +
                                                        is-aabnormal pituitary intermediate lobe morphology +
                                                        is-aabsent pituitary gland
                                                        is-aectopic pituitary gland
                                                        is-apituitary gland peliosis +
                                                is-aabnormal subthalamus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal thalamus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal third ventricle morphology +
                                                is-aabsent diencephalon
                                                is-adiencephalon hyperplasia
                                                is-adiencephalon hypoplasia

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