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MP term:abnormal melanosome morphology
Synonym: abnormal melanin granule morphology
Synonym: abnormal melanosome
MP id: MP:0005075
Definition: any structural anomaly of the tissue-specific cytoplasmic organelles within which melanin pigments are synthesized and stored
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mammalian phenotype
        is-apigmentation phenotype
                is-aabnormal melanocyte morphology
                        is-aabnormal choroid melanocyte morphology +
                        is-aabnormal dermal melanocyte morphology
                        is-aabnormal epidermal melanocyte morphology
                        is-aabnormal hair follicle melanocyte morphology +
                        is-aabnormal melanocyte eumelanin content +
                        is-aabnormal melanocyte number +
                        is-aabnormal melanosome morphology [MP:0005075] (65 genotypes, 93 annotations)
                                is-aabnormal choroid melanin granule morphology
                                is-aabnormal hair follicle melanin granule morphology +
                                is-aabnormal hair shaft melanin granule morphology +
                                is-aabnormal retinal melanin granule morphology
                        is-aabnormal retinal melanocyte morphology +
                        is-aabnormal strial intermediate cell morphology +
                        is-aectopic melanocytes

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