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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:digital rectal thermometry
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Accession:MMO:0000034 term browser browse the term
Definition:A method which uses a digital thermometer, an instrument with a defined scale for determining temperature which presents its measurements in the form of discrete numeric symbols, inserted into the rectum of an organism, that is, the terminal portion of the large intestine, to measure body temperature.
Synonyms:related_synonym: digital rectal thermometer method

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Btemp1 Thermal response to stress QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:10679499 RGD:61094 NCBI chr10:35,392,457...63,642,539 JBrowse link
Q Btemp2 Thermal response to stress QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:10679499 RGD:61094 NCBI chr12:15,025,183...20,794,014 JBrowse link

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    in vivo method 1105
      in vivo thermometry 2
        digital rectal thermometry 2
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