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CLINICAL MEASUREMENT - ANNOTATIONS

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 (http://rgd.mcw.edu/contact/index.shtml).

Term:liver weight
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Accession:CMO:0000092 term browser browse the term
Definition:Measurement of the weight or heaviness of the liver, that is, the degree to which it is drawn toward the earth by gravity. The liver is the large abdominal organ/gland which functions in the storage and filtration of blood, secretion of bile, detoxification of noxious substances, synthesis and storage of glycogen, synthesis and breakdown of fats and temporary storage of fatty acids, and synthesis of serum proteins.



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  clinical measurement 0
    body morphological measurement 0
      organ morphological measurement 0
        liver morphological measurement 0
          liver size measurement 0
            liver weight 0
              calculated liver weight + 0
              liver dry weight 0
              liver wet weight + 0
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