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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:sex gland physiology trait
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Accession:VT:0005647 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable characteristic related to the function of or processes in any of the organized aggregations of cells that function as secretory or excretory organs and are associated with reproduction.
Synonyms:xref: ATOL:0000438

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      endocrine/exocrine system trait 162
        gland physiology trait 5
          sex gland physiology trait 0
            ovary physiology trait + 0
            prostate physiology trait 0
            secretion by sex gland trait + 0
            testis physiology trait + 0
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