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Term:arm(s) of elevated plus maze apparatus
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Accession:MMO:0000264 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any of the arms, either open or enclosed, of an elevated plus maze apparatus, an experimental apparatus which consists of four arms, usually two enclosed and two open, in the shape of a plus (+) upon which the test animal can walk. The maze is elevated a set distance, for example 40 to 60 cm, above the floor or platform upon which the apparatus sits.

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    in vivo method 0
      body movement/behavior method 0
        movement/behavior test apparatus method 0
          movement/behavior test maze method 0
            elevated plus maze apparatus method 0
              arm(s) of elevated plus maze apparatus 0
                enclosed arm of elevated plus maze apparatus 0
                open arm of elevated plus maze apparatus 0
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