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MP term:absent parathyroid glands
Synonym: absence of parathyroid glands
Synonym: loss of parathyroid glands
MP id: MP:0000680
Alternate id: MP:0001736
Definition: missing the two small, paired endocrine glands, usually found embedded in the connective tissue capsule on the posterior surface of the thyroid gland, which secrete parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-aendocrine/exocrine gland phenotype
                is-aabnormal gland morphology
                        is-aabnormal parathyroid gland morphology
                                is-aabsent parathyroid glands [MP:0000680] (21 genotypes, 21 annotations)
                                is-aenlarged parathyroid gland +
                                is-apigmented parathyroid gland
                                is-asmall parathyroid gland +

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last database update
10/21/2014
MGI 5.20
The Jackson Laboratory