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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:spleen development trait
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Accession:VT:0009323 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the morphology or physiology during formation and differentiation of the organ that filters blood and stores red corpuscles and platelets.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: spleen formation;   spleen organogenesis;   splenic development trait

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    organ system trait 4
      hemolymphoid system trait 1
        hemolymphoid system development trait 0
          hematopoietic system development trait 0
            spleen development trait 0
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