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MP term:pup cannibalization
MP id: MP:0001385
Definition: the killing and eating of newborn mice by the mother; however, this can be a normal response if the mother does not recognize the pups as her own
Number of paths to term: 1

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


mammalian phenotype
        is-abehavior/neurological phenotype
                is-aabnormal behavior
                        is-aabnormal social/conspecific interaction
                                is-aabnormal parental behavior
                                        is-aabnormal maternal behavior
                                                is-aabnormal maternal nurturing
                                                        is-aabnormal maternal grooming
                                                        is-aabnormal nursing +
                                                        is-aabnormal offspring retrieval +
                                                        is-apup cannibalization [MP:0001385] (21 genotypes, 21 annotations)

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10/08/2014
MGI 5.20
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