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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:lung weight to body weight ratio
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Accession:CMO:0000156 term browser browse the term
Definition:A calculated measurement in which the weight of one or both lungs 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.
Synonyms:related_synonym: lung weight as percentage of body weight

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  clinical measurement 2369
    body morphological measurement 733
      organ morphological measurement 286
        lung morphological measurement 0
          lung weight 0
            calculated lung weight 0
              lung weight to body weight ratio 0
                lung dry weight to body weight ratio 0
                lung wet weight to body weight ratio + 0
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