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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:skeletal muscle fiber morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0003084 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the skeletal muscle fibers, the large multinucleated cells that make up the striated muscles connected at either or both extremities with the bony framework of the body.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: skeletal muscle cell morphology trait
 xref: ATOL:0000448

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organ system trait 5
      muscular system trait 0
        muscular system morphology trait 0
          muscle cell morphology trait 0
            skeletal muscle fiber morphology trait 0
              skeletal muscle fiber quantity + 0
              skeletal muscle fiber size trait 0
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