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MP term:abnormal barbering behavior
Synonym: Dalila effect
Synonym: hair biting
Synonym: hair pulling
MP id: MP:0002808
Definition: anomaly in the behavior of plucking of fur/hair or whiskers/vibrissae from other individuals of a cohort (hetero-barbering) or oneself (self-barbering); it is recognized as patches of unevenly chopped hair and the underlying skin is seldom inflamed
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-abehavior/neurological phenotype
                is-aabnormal behavior
                        is-aabnormal grooming behavior
                                is-aabnormal allogrooming behavior +
                                is-aabnormal barbering behavior [MP:0002808] (3 genotypes, 3 annotations)
                                is-adecreased grooming behavior
                                is-aexcessive scratching
                                is-aincreased grooming behavior
                                is-apoor grooming

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last database update
10/08/2014
MGI 5.20
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