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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:0002664 term browser browse the term
Definition:An organ or organ-system abnormality that consists of uncontrolled autonomous cell-proliferation which can occur in any part of the body as a benign or malignant neoplasm (tumor).
Comment:The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies neoplasms into four main groups: (i) benign neoplasm, (ii) in situ neoplasm, (iii) malignant neoplasm, and (iv) neoplasm of uncertain or unknown behavior. A malignant neoplasm is also known as cancer.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Neoplasia;   Oncological abnormality;   Tumor;   Tumour
 broad_synonym: Abnormal tissue mass
 related_synonym: Cancer;   Oncology
 alt_id: HP:0003008;   HP:0006741
 xref: MESH:D009369;   NCI:C3262;   SNOMEDCT_US:108369006;   SNOMEDCT_US:363346000;   UMLS:C0006826;   UMLS:C0027651

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Neoplasm 0
        Neoplasm by anatomical site + 0
        Neoplasm by histology + 0
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