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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:olfactory system trait
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Accession:VT:0005394 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the series of events required for an organism to receive an olfactory stimulus, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and characterize the signal, or to the morphology of the structures involved in any of these events.
Comment:Olfaction involves the detection of chemical composition of an organism's ambient medium by chemoreceptors.



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    organ system trait 1978
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        sensory trait 8
          olfactory system trait 0
            olfactory system morphology trait + 0
            olfactory system physiology trait + 0
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