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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:thymus physiology trait
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Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the function of or processes in the primary lymphoid organ that is required for maturation of T cells.

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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organ system trait 1553
      hemolymphoid system trait 29
        hemolymphoid system physiology trait 3
          hematopoietic system physiology trait 3
            thymus physiology trait 0
              thymocyte activation trait 0
              thymocyte apoptosis trait 0
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