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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:lip pit
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Accession:MP:0003772 term browser browse the term
Definition:an abnormal hollow or depression in the fleshy margins of the mouth
Comment:A lip pit is distinct from a cleft lip or a lip notch which may represent a mild case of cleft lip. {xref="PMID:37075751", xref=""}
Synonyms:exact_synonym: lip pits

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    growth/size/body region phenotype 811
      abnormal head morphology 36
        abnormal facial morphology 30
          abnormal mouth morphology 29
            abnormal lip morphology 0
              lip pit 0
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