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MP term:increased wet-to-dry lung weight ratio
Synonym: increased wet lung weight
MP id: MP:0011163
Definition: an increase in the ratio of wet lung weight (measured immediately after lung excision) to oven-dried lung weight relative to control samples; may reflect an inability to expel remaining amniotic fluid out of the lungs during or shortly after birth, or increased fluid accumulation (pulmonary edema) and/or tissue damage after lung injury
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship

mammalian phenotype
        is-arespiratory system phenotype
                is-aabnormal respiratory system morphology
                        is-aabnormal lung morphology
                                is-aabnormal lung size
                                        is-aabnormal lung weight
                                                is-aabnormal wet-to-dry lung weight ratio
                                                        is-aincreased wet-to-dry lung weight ratio [MP:0011163] (5 genotypes, 5 annotations)

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