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MP term:enlarged esophagus
Synonym: megaesophagus
MP id: MP:0004545
Definition: increased size of the part of the digestive canal through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach
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 esophagus morphology
                                is-aabnormal esophageal development
                                is-aabnormal esophageal epithelium morphology +
                                is-aabnormal esophageal smooth muscle morphology
                                is-aabsent esophagus
                                is-adilated esophagus
                                is-aenlarged esophagus [MP:0004545] (16 genotypes, 16 annotations)
                                        is-aesophagus hyperplasia
                                is-aesophageal atresia
                                is-aesophageal ulcer
                                is-aesophagogastric junction metaplasia
                                is-aesophagus stenosis
                                is-asmall esophagus +
                                is-atracheoesophageal fistula

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09/23/2014
MGI 5.19
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