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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:facial muscle atrophy
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Accession:MP:0030140 term browser browse the term
Definition:acquired diminution of facial muscle tissue associated with wasting as from death and reabsorption of cells, diminished cellular proliferation, decreased cellular volume, pressure, ischemia, malnutrition, reduced function or malfunction, or hormonal changes; occurs with age, immobilization, weightlessness, malnutrition or denervation
Synonyms:exact_synonym: atrophic facial muscle;   atrophic facial muscles

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    craniofacial phenotype 47
      abnormal craniofacial morphology 47
        abnormal facial morphology 30
          abnormal facial muscle morphology 0
            facial muscle atrophy 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    muscle phenotype 189
      abnormal muscle morphology 93
        abnormal skeletal muscle morphology 24
          abnormal skeletal muscle mass 6
            abnormal skeletal muscle size 3
              decreased skeletal muscle size 0
                skeletal muscle atrophy 0
                  facial muscle atrophy 0
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