Sheep Trait Details: Teat number

QTLdb Trait Hierarchy

Trait Class:Exterior
Trait Type: Udder
Trait Name: Teat number
Trait ID:3318
Abbreviation:TNUM
Custom Name:n/a
Related / Reported trait:
(Figures in parenthesis are the number of data associated with)
Supernumerary teats (64)
Description:Number of mammary gland projections through which milk is typically excreted
Measurement:count
Scale/Unit:n/a
Comments:n/a

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Links to Formal Trait Ontology

Vertebrate Trait Ontology:Nipple quantity
Product Trait Ontology: (n/a)
Clinical Measurement Ontology:Teat number
  • The Vertebrate Trait (VT) Ontology is a controlled vocabulary for the description of traits (measurable or observable characteristics) pertaining to the morphology, physiology, or development of vertebrate organisms
  • The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO) is designed to be used to standardize morphological and physiological measurement records generated from clinical and model organism research and health programs.
  • Product Trait (PT) Ontology is a controlled vocabulary for the description of traits (measurable or observable characteristics) pertaining to products produced by or obtained from the body of an agricultural animal or bird maintained for use and profit.
REFERENCE
Park CA, Bello SM, Smith CL, Hu ZL, Munzenmaier DH, Nigam R, Smith JR, Shimoyama M, Eppig JT, Reecy JM. (2013) The Vertebrate Trait Ontology: a controlled vocabulary for the annotation of trait data across species. Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2013, 4(1):13.


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