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The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD,, Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory ( and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University ( For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (

Term:aorta morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0000272 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color or pattern of the main trunk of the systemic arteries.
Synonyms:xref: MP:0000272

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organ system trait 5
      circulatory system trait 1
        circulatory system morphology trait 0
          cardiovascular system morphology trait 0
            blood vessel morphology trait 0
              artery morphology trait 0
                aorta morphology trait 0
                  aorta configuration trait 0
                  aorta elastic tissue morphology trait + 0
                  aorta integrity trait + 0
                  aorta molecular composition trait + 0
                  aorta size trait + 0
                  aortic arch morphology trait + 0
                  thoracic aorta morphology trait + 0
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