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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:0000408 term browser browse the term
Definition:A condition in which the main influencing factor is metformin, an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class which functions to supress the production of glucose by the liver (hepatic gluconeogenesis).
Synonyms:narrow_synonym: Glucophage
 xref: CHEBI:6801

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        hypoglycemic agent 0
          metformin 0
            controlled metformin content diet 0
            controlled metformin content drinking water 0
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