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MP term:spongiform encephalopathy
Synonym: spongiform degeneration
MP id: MP:0002654
Definition: a neurodegenerative state characterized by the appearance of large vacuolated areas in the brain cells, resembling a sponge
Number of paths to term: 1

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


mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aneurodegeneration
                                is-aaxon degeneration +
                                is-aneuron degeneration +
                                is-aperipheral nervous system degeneration
                                is-aspongiform encephalopathy [MP:0002654] (37 genotypes, 37 annotations)

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07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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