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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:microvesicular hepatic steatosis
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Accession:MP:0031116 term browser browse the term
Definition:a less common form of hepatic steatosis characterized by accumulation of multiple small lipid droplets giving the cytoplasm a foamy appearance without displacing the nucleus in affected hepatocytes; causes include tetracyclines, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, Reye's syndrome, and hepatitis C
Synonyms:exact_synonym: microvesicular steatosis;   small droplet 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
            microvesicular hepatic steatosis 0
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