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Term:
heart wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0002408)
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heart left ventricle wet weight  
heart right ventricle wet weight  
heart wet weight to body weight ratio  
A calculated value in which the weight of the heart after removal from the body but without dessication is divided by the total weight of the body, and the result presented as a ratio, fraction, quotient or percentage, thus normalizing it to body weight and, by extension, to the size of the organism.

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Related Synonyms: heart wet weight as a percentage of body weight
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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