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Term:both kidneys wet weight as percentage of body weight
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Accession:CMO:0000140 term browser browse the term
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Definition:A calculated measurement in which the weight after removal from the body but without desiccation of both kidneys, the paired organ which functions to maintain proper water and electrolyte balance, regulate acid-base concentration, and filter the blood of metabolic wastes, is divided by the total weight of the body and presented as a percentage, thus normalizing it to body weight.
Synonyms:narrow_synonym: thalamus volume
 xref: EFO:0006935
 replaced_by: CMO:0000340

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