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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

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Accession:HP:0000989 term browser browse the term
Definition:Pruritus is an itch or a sensation that makes a person want to scratch. This term refers to an abnormally increased disposition to experience pruritus.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Itching;   Itchy skin;   Skin itching
 xref: MESH:D011537;   SNOMEDCT_US:279333002;   SNOMEDCT_US:418290006;   SNOMEDCT_US:418363000;   SNOMEDCT_US:424492005;   UMLS:C0033774

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the integument 0
        Abnormality of the skin 0
          Abnormality of skin physiology 0
            Pruritus 0
              Ocular pruritus 0
              Pruritis on abdomen 0
              Pruritis on breast 0
              Pruritis on hand + 0
              Pruritus on foot 0
              Pruritus vulvae 0
              Vaginal pruritus 0
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