#99 villous vs villus vs small intestine villus

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2012-03-26
2012-03-26
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+++++++is_a HP:0002244 ! Abnormality of the small intestine [DEF: "An abnormality of the `small intestine` (FMA:7200)."]
++++++++is_a HP:0011472 ! Abnormality of small intestinal villus morphology ***
+++++++++is_a HP:0011473 ! Villous atrophy *** [DEF: "The enteric villi are atrophic or absent."]

spelling of villous switches. It seems "villus" is more standard.

All intestinal villi are small intestine? Consider naming the structures more consistently.

All intestinal villi are

Discussion

  • Peter N. Robinson

    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • Peter N. Robinson

    The word villous is the adjective for villus....

    I have added atrophy of small intestinal villi as a synonym, but I think that villous atrophy is the most commonly used term.

     

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