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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

Term:Joint hypermobility
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Accession:HP:0001382 term browser browse the term
Definition:The ability of a joint to move beyond its normal range of motion.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Double-Jointed;   Extensible joints;   Flexible joints;   Hyperextensible joints;   Increased joint mobility;   Increased mobility of joints;   Joint hyperextensibility
 alt_id: HP:0001378;   HP:0005034
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:298181000;   UMLS:C1844820

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormality of musculoskeletal physiology 0
            Abnormality of joint mobility 0
              Joint hypermobility 0
                Finger joint hypermobility + 0
                Hip joint hypermobility 0
                Hyperextensibility at elbow 0
                Hyperextensibility at wrists 0
                Hyperextensible hand joints + 0
                Hypermobility of interphalangeal joints + 0
                Joint hyperflexibility 0
                Knee joint hypermobility 0
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