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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:in vivo measuring stick method
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Definition:An experimental procedure performed in or on a living body, for example, a procedure performed on an organ in situ or on the entire living organism, which employs a measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements of length.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Bss52 Bone structure and strength QTL 52 IDA RGD PMID:19113924 RGD:2312767 NCBI chr 1:1...32,356,093 JBrowse link
Q Bss75 Bone structure and strength QTL 75 IDA RGD PMID:19113924 RGD:2312767 NCBI chr 8:30,848,154...82,460,899 JBrowse link
Q Bss81 Bone structure and strength QTL 81 IDA RGD PMID:19113924 RGD:2312767 NCBI chr14:37,669,719...82,669,719 JBrowse link

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    in vivo method 1105
      in vivo linear measurement method 45
        in vivo measuring stick method 3
          in vivo ruler method + 3
          measuring stick-based body length measuring method 0
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