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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:velocity of circumferential fiber shortening
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Definition:The extent of shortening of the minor internal circumference (at the midpoint of the long axis) between end-diastole and end-systole, divided by the time required for shortening.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: VCFr;   Vcf;   circumferential fiber shortening rate

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