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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:blood lipid measurement
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Definition:Any value resulting from the quantification of a morphological or physiological parameter of a blood-derived lipid, any of a structurally diverse group of organic compounds found in blood that are insoluble in water but soluble innonpolar solvents that, among other biological functions, serve as a source of fuel and are an important constituent of cell structure.

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  clinical measurement 0
    blood measurement 0
      blood chemistry measurement 0
        blood lipid measurement 0
          blood free fatty acids level + 0
          blood lipoprotein measurement + 0
          blood phospholipid level + 0
          blood sterol level + 0
          blood triglyceride level + 0
          plasma lipid level + 0
          serum lipid level + 0
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