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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:macrovesicular hepatic steatosis
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Accession:MP:0031115 term browser browse the term
Definition:a common form of hepatic steatosis characterized by the presence of large lipid droplets that displace the nucleus and organelles to the cell periphery in affected hepatocytes; may be caused by oversupply of lipids due to obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, insulin resistance, or alcoholism
Synonyms:exact_synonym: large droplet steatosis;   macrovesicular steatosis

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  mammalian phenotype 5400
    liver/biliary system phenotype 133
      abnormal hepatobiliary system morphology 126
        abnormal liver morphology 92
          hepatic steatosis 12
            macrovesicular hepatic steatosis 0
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