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VERTEBRATE TRAIT ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD, http://rgd.mcw.edu), Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory (http://www.informatics.jax.org/) and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University (http://www.animalgenome.org/cgi-bin/QTLdb/index). For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (http://rgd.mcw.edu/contact/index.shtml).

Term:thymus cortex morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0002371 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the outer part of a thymus lobule that surrounds the medulla and is composed of closely packed lymphocytes.
Comment:The thymic cortex contains immature thymocytes, cortical epithelial cells, and scattered macrophages.



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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      hemolymphoid system trait 51
        hemolymphoid system morphology trait 45
          hematopoietic system morphology trait 45
            thymus morphology trait 25
              thymus lobule morphology trait 0
                thymus cortex morphology trait 0
                  thymus cortex area 0
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