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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:alimentary/gastrointestinal measurement
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Accession:CMO:0000995 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurement to assess the morphological or physiological state of the alimentary/gastrointestinal tract, that is, the system of organs within multicellular animals that takes in food, digests it to extract energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste. The major functions of the alimentary/GI/digestive tract are ingestion, digestion, absorption, and defecation.

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  clinical measurement 0
    alimentary/gastrointestinal measurement 0
      alimentary/gastrointestinal disease incidence/prevalence measurement + 0
      defecation measurement + 0
      intestine measurement + 0
      stomach measurement + 0
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