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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 morphological measurement
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Accession:CMO:0001165 term browser browse the term
Definition:Measurement of the physical form or structure of one or more glomeruli in the 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.

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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
              calculated kidney glomerulus measurement + 0
              kidney glomerular surface area + 0
              kidney glomerulus basement membrane thickness 0
              kidney glomerulus count + 0
              kidney glomerulus diameter 0
              number of nucleated cells per kidney glomerulus 0
              number of podocytes per kidney glomerulus 0
              podocyte foot process height 0
              podocyte slit width 0
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