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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:forelimb morphological measurement
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Accession:CMO:0000387 term browser browse the term
Definition:Measurement of the physical form or structure of an anterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals. In quadrupeds, the appendage(s) closest to the head of the animal.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: front limb morphological measurement
 related_synonym: arm morphological measurement

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Plsm1 Polydactyly-luxate syndrome (PLS) morphotypes QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:8997636 RGD:632346 NCBI chr 4:1...27,716,890 JBrowse link
Q Plsm4 Polydactyly-luxate syndrome (PLS) morphotypes QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:8997636 RGD:632346 NCBI chr11:54,457,534...86,241,447 JBrowse link

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  clinical measurement 2369
    body morphological measurement 733
      limb morphological measurement 3
        forelimb morphological measurement 2
          distal forelimb circumference 0
          elbow breadth 0
          forelimb length 0
          forelimb weight + 0
          front foot morphological measurement + 2
          proximal forelimb circumference 0
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