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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 Raphe nucleus morphology
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Accession:MP:0004861 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the subgroup of the reticular nuclei of the brain stem that are located in and along the median plane of the medulla oblongata, pons, and mesencephalon that include neurons that synthesize serotonin and extend ascending fibers to parts of the limbic system and descending fibers to other brain stem nuclei, the medulla oblongata, and the pons
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal Raphe nuclei;   abnormal median column reticular nuclei

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  mammalian phenotype 5368
    nervous system phenotype 360
      abnormal nervous system morphology 208
        abnormal brain morphology 136
          abnormal brainstem morphology 13
            abnormal Raphe nucleus morphology 0
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