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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:0001332 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormally increased muscular tone that causes fixed abnormal postures. There is a slow, intermittent twisting motion that leads to exaggerated turning and posture of the extremities and trunk.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Dystonic movements
 related_synonym: Dystonic disease
 alt_id: HP:0002328
 xref: MESH:D004421;   UMLS:C0013421;   UMLS:C4020871

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system physiology 0
          Abnormality of movement 0
            Dystonia 0
              Axial dystonia 0
              Focal dystonia + 0
              Generalized dystonia 0
              Hemidystonia 0
              Limb dystonia + 0
              Oculogyric crisis 0
              Paroxysmal dystonia 0
              Torsion dystonia 0
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