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MP term:neurofibrillary tangles
Synonym: neuritic plaques
Synonym: senile plaques
MP id: MP:0003214
Definition: dense intraneuronal accumulations of helical filaments (neurofilaments and microtubules) that assume twisted contorted patterns; found in subclasses of cells of the neocortex, hippocampus, brain stem, and diencephalon in individuals with Alzheimer disease and other tauopathies
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal brain morphology
                                is-aabnormal brain cholesterol level +
                                is-aabnormal brain copper level +
                                is-aabnormal brain development +
                                is-aabnormal brain interneuron morphology
                                is-aabnormal brain iron level
                                is-aabnormal brain size +
                                is-aabnormal brain vasculature morphology +
                                is-aabnormal brain ventricular system morphology +
                                is-aabnormal brain white matter morphology +
                                is-aabnormal brainstem morphology +
                                is-aabnormal forebrain morphology +
                                is-aabnormal hindbrain morphology +
                                is-aabnormal midbrain morphology +
                                is-aabnormal postnatal subventricular zone morphology +
                                is-abrain atrophy +
                                is-abrain vacuoles
                                is-acerebral amyloid angiopathy
                                is-adecreased brain plasmalogen level
                                is-aincreased brain plasmalogen level
                                is-aneurofibrillary tangles [MP:0003214] (31 genotypes, 31 annotations)
                                is-atau protein deposits

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