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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:Nasal speech
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Accession:HP:0001611 term browser browse the term
Definition:A type of speech characterized by the presence of an abnormally increased nasal airflow during speech.
Comment:May be associated with incomplete or weak closure of the velum. Examination is by nasal endoscopy.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Hypernasal speech;   Hypernasal voice;   Nasal voice
 alt_id: HP:0001614
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:229645001;   SNOMEDCT_US:289190003;   UMLS:C0454555;   UMLS:C0566620

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      Abnormality of the voice 0
        Nasal speech 0
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