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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 iron measurement
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Accession:CMO:0003574 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurement of iron, a heavy metal element that is vital to many biological processes, in liver, the large, dark-red organ located in the cranial portion of the abdomen of vertebrates, just behind or below the diaphragm, the functions of which include storage and filtration of blood, secretion of bile, detoxification of noxious substances, conversion of sugars into glycogen, synthesis and breakdown of fats, and synthesis of serum proteins.


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  clinical measurement 0
    organ measurement 0
      liver measurement 0
        liver mineral measurement 0
          liver iron measurement 0
            liver iron amount + 0
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