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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:afferent colloid osmotic pressure
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Definition:A form of osmotic pressure exerted by proteins, notably albumin, in the afferent arteriole's plasma that tends to pull water into the circulatory system. It is the opposing force to hydrostatic pressure. It has a major effect on the pressure across the glomerular filter.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: afferent arteriolar colloid osmotic pressure

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