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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:controlled dexamethasone content drinking water
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Definition:A drink made up of water and a specified amount of dexamethasone (DEX) consumed by an organism as part of an experiment. DEX is 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.
Synonyms:related_synonym: controlled DEX content drinking water

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  experimental condition 2376
    diet 1027
      drink 92
        water 92
          controlled content drinking water 92
            controlled dexamethasone content drinking water 0
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