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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:blood cholesterol level
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Accession:CMO:0002280 term browser browse the term
Definition:The amount of cholesterol, a eukaryotic sterol that in higher animals is the precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones and a key constituent of cell membranes, in a specified sample of blood. Cholesterol in the blood is generally associated with various lipoproteins.

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  clinical measurement 0
    blood measurement 0
      blood chemistry measurement 0
        blood lipid measurement 0
          blood sterol level 0
            blood cholesterol level 0
              blood lipoprotein cholesterol level + 0
              blood total cholesterol level + 0
              plasma cholesterol level + 0
              serum cholesterol level + 0
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