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MP term:megacolon
Synonym: giant colon
MP id: MP:0002731
Definition: extreme dilation of the colon
Number of paths to term: 1

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

mammalian phenotype
        is-adigestive/alimentary phenotype
                is-aabnormal digestive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal intestine morphology
                                is-aabnormal large intestine morphology
                                        is-aabnormal colon morphology
                                                is-aabnormal colon goblet cell morphology +
                                                is-aabsent colon
                                                is-acolon polyps
                                                is-acolonic necrosis
                                                is-adecreased colon length
                                                is-agastrocolic fistula
                                                is-aincreased colon length
                                                is-amegacolon [MP:0002731] (61 genotypes, 62 annotations)
                                                        is-aaganglionic megacolon
                                                        is-atoxic megacolon

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