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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:waist to hip ratio (WHR)
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Accession:CMO:0000020 term browser browse the term
Definition:The circumference of the body at the level of the navel divided by the circumference at the widest point around the buttocks, often used to assess distribution of sub-cutaneous and intra-abdominal adipose tissue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: waist-hip ratio
 related_synonym: waist/hip ratio
 xref: EFO:0004343

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  clinical measurement 2369
    body morphological measurement 733
      calculated body morphological measurement 40
        waist to hip ratio (WHR) 0
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