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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:heat exposure
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Definition:An activity or condition which involves subjecting all or part of an organism to a relatively high, or higher than considered normal, temperature, that is, possessing a higher than normal level of random kinetic energy of atoms, molecules, or ions.

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  experimental condition 2376
    temperature exposure 2
      heat exposure 0
        heated ambient air exposure 0
        targeted heat exposure 0
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