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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:muscular system trait
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Accession:VT:0005369 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic of the tissue composed of contractile cells or fibers that effects movement of an organ or part of the body.

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  vertebrate trait 1523
    organ system trait 872
      muscular system trait 0
        muscular system development trait + 0
        muscular system morphology trait + 2
        muscular system physiology trait + 0
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