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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:antigen presenting cell morphology trait
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Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of a cell capable of processing and presenting lipid and protein antigens to T cells in order to initiate an immune response.

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organ system trait 5
      immune system trait 1
        immune system morphology trait 0
          immune system cell morphology trait 0
            antigen presenting cell morphology trait 0
              dendritic cell morphology trait + 0
              macrophage morphology trait + 0
              mature B cell morphology trait + 0
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