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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:neuron morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0002882 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the functional cells of the nervous system that receive, conduct, and transmit impulses.

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      nervous/sensory system trait 172
        nervous system morphology trait 150
          neuron morphology trait 0
            Cajal-Retzius cell morphology trait 0
            GABA neuron morphology trait + 0
            Purkinje cell morphology trait + 0
            adrenergic neuron morphology trait 0
            cerebral cortex pyramidal cell morphology trait + 0
            cholinergic neuron morphology trait + 0
            dopaminergic neuron morphology trait + 0
            glutaminergic neuron morphology trait + 0
            hippocampus neuron morphology trait + 0
            interneuron morphology trait + 0
            motor neuron morphology trait + 0
            neurite morphology trait + 0
            neuron quantity + 0
            neuron size trait 0
            proprioceptive neuron morphology trait 0
            sensory neuron morphology trait + 0
            serotonergic neuron morphology trait 0
            synapse morphology trait + 0
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