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MP term:absent forebrain
Synonym: absent prosencephalon
Synonym: forebrain agenesis
Synonym: missing forebrain
Synonym: missing prosencephalon
Synonym: prosencephalon agenesis
MP id: MP:0012136
Definition: absence of the anterior of the three primary divisions of the developing chordate brain or the corresponding part of the adult brain (in vertebrates, includes especially the cerebral hemispheres, the thalamus, and the hypothalamus and especially in higher vertebrates is the main control center for sensory and associative information processing, visceral functions, and voluntary motor functions)
Number of paths to term: 1

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


mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal brain morphology
                                is-aabnormal forebrain morphology
                                        is-aabnormal basal ganglion morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal diencephalon morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal forebrain development +
                                        is-aabnormal forebrain size +
                                        is-aabnormal limbic system morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal telencephalon morphology +
                                        is-aabsent forebrain [MP:0012136] (22 genotypes, 22 annotations)
                                        is-aforebrain atrophy

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