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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:growth trait
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Accession:VT:0100007 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the increase in size of an organism.
Synonyms:xref: GO:0040007

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Fetw1 Fetal weight QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:16914718 RGD:2300320 NCBI chr 1:85,424,647...100,358,001 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2379
    organism trait 936
      growth trait 1
        embryonic growth trait 0
        fetal growth trait 1
        postnatal growth trait 0
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