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The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD,, Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory ( and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University ( For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (

Term:lymph node morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0002339 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the oval or bean shaped bodies located along the lymphatic system that consist of densely packed lymphocytes, lymph fluid and connective tissue; the sites where acquired immune responses are launched.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: lymph gland morphology trait;   lymph node structure

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  vertebrate trait 2379
    organ system trait 1548
      immune system trait 28
        immune system morphology trait 25
          immune system organ morphology trait 15
            lymph node morphology trait 0
              abdominal lymph node morphology trait + 0
              afferent lymphatic vessel morphology trait 0
              efferent lymphatic vessel morphology trait 0
              lymph node cortex morphology trait + 0
              lymph node medulla morphology trait 0
              lymph node quantity 0
              lymph node size trait + 0
              lymph node trabecula morphology trait 0
              peripheral lymph node morphology trait + 0
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