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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:liver weight to body weight ratio
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Accession:CMO:0000633 term browser browse the term
Definition:A calculated measurement in which the weight of the liver is divided by 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:exact_synonym: liver weight as percentage of body weight
 related_synonym: liver somatic index, LSI
 alt_id: CMO:0000141

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Livw1 Liver weight QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 1:155,422,851...172,949,803 JBrowse link
Q Livw2 Liver weight QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 5:99,016,066...119,085,810 JBrowse link
Q Livw3 Liver weight QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:19526527 RGD:2316974 NCBI chr 8:4,705,810...49,705,810 JBrowse link

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  clinical measurement 2369
    body morphological measurement 733
      organ morphological measurement 286
        liver morphological measurement 10
          liver size measurement 4
            liver weight 4
              calculated liver weight 3
                liver weight to body weight ratio 3
                  liver wet weight to body weight ratio 0
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