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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:tarsus morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0005104 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of any of the bones of the lower/hind limb between the tibia and fibula and the metatarsus.
Comment:Note that humans only have seven tarsal bones, while rodents have eight.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: tarsal bone morphology trait;   tarsals morphology trait



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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism subdivision trait 211
      surface structure trait 211
        surface structure morphology trait 211
          appendage morphology trait 156
            skeleton extremities morphology trait 153
              tarsus morphology trait 0
                talus morphology trait + 0
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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism subdivision trait 211
      surface structure trait 211
        surface structure morphology trait 211
          appendage morphology trait 156
            limb morphology trait 156
              hindlimb morphology trait 150
                tarsus morphology trait 0
                  talus morphology trait + 0
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