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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from http://compbio.charite.de/hudson/job/hpo/lastStableBuild/artifact/ontology/release/hp.obo. The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at http://www.human-phenotype-ontology.org/.

Term:Chorea
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Accession:HP:0002072 term browser browse the term
Definition:Chorea (Greek for 'dance') refers to widespread arrhythmic involuntary movements of a forcible, jerky and restless fashion. It is a random-appearing sequence of one or more discrete involuntary movements or movement fragments. Movements appear random because of variability in timing, duration or location. Each movement may have a distinct start and end. However, movements may be strung together and thus may appear to flow randomly from one muscle group to another. Chorea can involve the trunk, neck, face, tongue, and extremities.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Choreic movements;   Choreiform movements
 related_synonym: Choreatic disease
 alt_id: HP:0002397
 xref: MESH:D002819;   SNOMEDCT_US:271700006;   UMLS:C0008489;   UMLS:C4020858



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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system physiology 0
          Abnormal central motor function 0
            Chorea 0
              Choreoathetosis + 0
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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system physiology 0
          Abnormal central motor function 0
            Involuntary movements 0
              Chorea 0
                Choreoathetosis + 0
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