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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:ex vivo myography
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Definition:Use of a myograph to study muscle contraction after removal of the tissue from the body. A myograph is a device for quantifying contractile properties of muscles (e.g. force-length, force-velocity), generally through direct mechanical coupling to a force transducer, that is, an instrument which converts one form of energy, such as mechanical force, into another form, such as an electrical signal, for recording.

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  measurement method 2368
    ex vivo method 1236
      isolated body part method 336
        isolated tissue method 0
          tissue force analysis 0
            tissue force analysis utilizing a force transducer 0
              ex vivo myography 0
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