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RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

Term:pica disease
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Accession:DOID:12128 term browser browse the term
Definition:The persistent eating of non-nutritive substances for a period of at least one month.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Allotriophagy;   Geophagia;   pica
 primary_id: MESH:D010842;   RDO:0006342
 xref: ICD9CM:307.52;   NCI:C92566
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  disease 12680
    Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms 7611
      Signs and Symptoms 4608
        Digestive Signs and Symptoms 107
          pica disease 0
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  disease 12680
    disease of anatomical entity 12218
      nervous system disease 9977
        central nervous system disease 8430
          brain disease 7807
            disease of mental health 5715
              developmental disorder of mental health 3079
                specific developmental disorder 2266
                  eating disorder 13
                    pica disease 0
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