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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 (

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Accession:XCO:0000372 term browser browse the term
Definition:A condition in which the main influencing factor is dexamethasone, a long-acting synthetic adrenocorticoid, analogous to but more potent than cortisol (a natural hormone produced by the adrenal glands), with anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant activities.

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Related Phenotype Data for Term "dexamethasone" (XCO:0000372)

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  experimental condition 0
    chemical 0
      chemical with specified structure 0
        steroid 0
          dexamethasone 0
            controlled dexamethasone content diet 0
            controlled dexamethasone content drinking water 0
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