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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:kidney glomerulus count
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Definition:The number of glomeruli in all or part of a kidney. Glomeruli are the tufts of capillaries each situated within a Bowman's capsule at the end of a renal tubule in the vertebrate kidney that filter waste products from the blood and thus initiate urine formation.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: glomeruli count;   glomeruli number;   glomerulus number

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  clinical measurement 0
    body morphological measurement 0
      organ morphological measurement 0
        kidney morphological measurement 0
          nephron morphological measurement 0
            kidney glomerulus morphological measurement 0
              kidney glomerulus count 0
                calculated kidney glomerulus count + 0
                superficial glomerulus count + 0
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