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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 liver bud morphology
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Accession:MP:0012235 term browser browse the term
Definition:any structural anomaly of the liver primordium formed as hepatoblasts delaminate from the anterior portion of the hepatic diverticulum and invade the adjacent septum transversum mesenchyme
Comment:In the mouse, between E9.5 and E15, the liver bud undergoes significant growth and, following invasion of hematopoietic cells, becomes the primary site of fetal hematopoiesis.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal embryological hepatic plate;   abnormal hepatic bud morphology;   abnormal liver primordium morphology

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    liver/biliary system phenotype 133
      abnormal hepatobiliary system morphology 126
        abnormal liver morphology 92
          abnormal liver development 0
            abnormal liver bud morphology 0
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