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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 seminal vesicle physiology
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Accession:MP:0013902 term browser browse the term
Definition:any functional anomaly of the sac-like glandular structures situated posterolateral to the urinary bladder in the male and functioning as part of the reproductive system; seminal vesicles secrete a whitish yellow alkaline fluid that constitutes 60-70 percent of the ejaculate in humans; seminal vesicle fluid secretion is androgen-dependent, fructose-rich, and important for semen coagulation, sperm motility, and stability of sperm chromatin and suppression of the immune activity in the female reproductive tract
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal gonecyst physiology;   abnormal seminal gland physiology

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  mammalian phenotype 5372
    reproductive system phenotype 129
      abnormal reproductive system physiology 64
        abnormal male reproductive system physiology 25
          abnormal seminal vesicle physiology 0
            abnormal seminal vesicle fluid composition 0
            seminal vesiculitis 0
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