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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
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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] (97 genotypes, 136 annotations)
                                                is-aabnormal intestinal villus goblet cell morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal small intestinal microvillus morphology +
                                                is-aabnormal small intestine goblet cell morphology +
                                                is-ablunted small intestinal villi
                                                is-abranched small intestinal villi
                                                is-aclubbed small intestinal villi
                                                is-adecreased small intestinal villus height
                                                is-adecreased small intestinal villus number
                                                is-adecreased small intestinal villus size
                                                is-afused small intestinal villi
                                                is-asmall intestinal villus atrophy
                                        is-aabnormal small intestine crypts of Lieberkuhn morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal small intestine placement
                                        is-adecreased small intestine length
                                        is-aincreased small intestine length
                                        is-asmall intestinal prolapse

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