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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:Schirmer test
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Definition:This test is used to determine if the subject's tear glands produce enough tears to keep the eyes moist. It involves the placement of one end of a calibrated filter strip inside the lower eyelid to collect and measure tear production.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Schirmer's test;   basal secretion test;   dry eye test;   tear test;   tearing test

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