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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:central nervous system integrity trait
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Accession:VT:0010772 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the structural soundness of the core nervous system that serves an integrating and coordinating function. In vertebrates it consists of the neural tube derivatives: the brain and spinal cord. In invertebrates it includes central ganglia plus nerve cord.

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  vertebrate trait 1792
    organ system trait 1051
      nervous/sensory system trait 117
        nervous system morphology trait 104
          nervous system integrity trait 62
            central nervous system integrity trait 0
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