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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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  clinical measurement 0
    body morphological measurement 0
      organ morphological measurement 0
        liver morphological measurement 0
          liver size measurement 0
            liver weight 0
              calculated liver weight 0
                liver weight to body weight ratio 0
                  liver wet weight to body weight ratio 0
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