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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:tactile stimulus
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Definition:Any action or condition designed to cause the registration or perception of a stimulus by organs and receptors involved in the sense of touch, that is, the physiological sense by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body. A stimulus is anything that excites or incites an organism or part thereof to function, become active, or respond.

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