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MP term:abnormal small intestinal villus morphology
Synonym: abnormal small intestinal villi
MP id: MP:0008108
Definition: any structural anomaly of the tiny hair-like projections that protrude from the inside of the small intestine that contain blood vessels that capture digested nutrients that are absorbed through the intestinal wall; the villi increase the absorptive surface area of the small intestine by approximately 30-fold
Number of paths to term: 2

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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship


mammalian phenotype
        is-adigestive/alimentary phenotype
                is-aabnormal digestive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal intestine morphology
                                is-aabnormal intestinal epithelium morphology
                                        is-aabnormal enterocyte morphology
                                                is-aabnormal enterocyte cell number +
                                                is-aabnormal small intestinal villus morphology [MP:0008108] (71 genotypes, 87 annotations)
                                                        is-aabnormal small intestinal microvillus morphology +
                                                        is-adecreased small intestinal villus size


mammalian phenotype
        is-adigestive/alimentary phenotype
                is-aabnormal digestive system morphology
                        is-aabnormal intestine morphology
                                is-aabnormal small intestine morphology
                                        is-aabnormal Brunner's gland morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal duodenum morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal ileum morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal jejunum morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal small intestinal villus morphology [MP:0008108] (71 genotypes, 87 annotations)
                                                is-aabnormal small intestinal microvillus morphology +
                                                is-adecreased small intestinal villus size
                                        is-aabnormal small intestine crypts of Lieberkuhn morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal small intestine placement
                                        is-asmall intestinal prolapse

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