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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:epididymal fat pad mass
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Accession:VT:0010421 term browser browse the term
Definition:The amount of matter in the encapsulated adipose tissue associated with the elongated structure connected to the posterior surface of the testes that transports, stores, and matures spermatozoa between testes and vas deferens.

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organ system trait 5
      connective tissue trait 0
        connective tissue morphology trait 0
          adipose morphology trait 0
            fat pad morphology trait 0
              epididymal fat pad morphology trait 0
                epididymal fat pad mass 0
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