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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:metabolic cage water drinking measurement method
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Definition:This is a method which utilizes a metabolic cage, a housing unit constructed for the separate collection of liquid and solid waste, to determine the amount of water consumed during a fixed time period.

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      consumption measuring method 0
        drink intake measuring method 0
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