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MP term:abnormal amygdala morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid area morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid body morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid complex morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid nuclear complex morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid nuclear group morphology
Synonym: abnormal amygdaloid nucleus morphology
Synonym: amygdala dysplasia
MP id: MP:0000818
Definition: any structural anomaly of the almond-shaped body of basal nuclei anterior to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, within the temporal lobe; this area is involved in aggression and fear responses
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mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal brain morphology
                                is-aabnormal forebrain morphology
                                        is-aabnormal limbic system morphology
                                                is-aabnormal amygdala morphology [MP:0000818] (16 genotypes, 16 annotations)
                                                        is-adecreased amygdala size
                                                        is-aincreased amygdala size
                                                is-aabnormal fornicate gyrus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal hippocampus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal hypothalamus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal nucleus accumbens morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal orbitofrontal cortex morphology

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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
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