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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:abnormal forebrain morphology
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Accession:MP:0000783 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly 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)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal prosencephalon morphology;   forebrain dysplasia

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  mammalian phenotype 0
    nervous system phenotype 0
      abnormal nervous system morphology 0
        abnormal brain morphology 0
          abnormal forebrain morphology 0
            abnormal basal ganglion morphology + 0
            abnormal diencephalon morphology + 0
            abnormal forebrain development + 0
            abnormal forebrain size + 0
            abnormal forebrain tissue architecture 0
            abnormal limbic system morphology + 0
            abnormal telencephalon morphology + 0
            absent forebrain 0
            forebrain atrophy + 0
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