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MP term:abnormal choroid plexus morphology
Synonym: choroid plexus dysplasia
MP id: MP:0000820
Definition: any structural anomaly of the infoldings of blood vessels of the pia mater covered by a thin coat of ependymal cells that form tufted projections into the third, fourth, and lateral ventricles of the brain; choroid plexuses secrete cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and act as a filtration system, removing metabolic waste, foreign substances, and excess neurotransmitters from the CSF
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mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal brain morphology
                                is-aabnormal brain ventricular system morphology
                                        is-aabnormal brain ventricle morphology
                                                is-aabnormal tela choroidea morphology
                                                        is-aabnormal choroid plexus morphology [MP:0000820] (59 genotypes, 61 annotations)
                                                                is-aabsent choroid plexus
                                                                is-achoroid plexus hyperplasia

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