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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:blood pressure measurement
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Accession:CMO:0000003 term browser browse the term
Definition:Measurement of the pressure, or force per area, exerted by circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels. The pressure is dependent on the energy of the heart action, elasticity of the vessel walls and volume and viscosity of the blood.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: blood pressure
 xref: EFO:0004325

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  clinical measurement 0
    cardiovascular measurement 0
      blood pressure measurement 0
        calculated blood pressure + 0
        central venous pressure 0
        diastolic blood pressure + 0
        pulmonary arterial blood pressure measurement + 0
        systolic blood pressure + 0
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