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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:Abdominal distention
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Accession:HP:0003270 term browser browse the term
Definition:Distention of the abdomen.
Comment:Abdominal distention can be a secondary feature associated with a number of conditions such as bowel obstruction.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Abdominal bloating;   Abdominal distension;   Abdominal swelling;   Belly bloating;   Bloating;   Distended abdomen
 alt_id: HP:0001542;   HP:0003364
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:41931001;   SNOMEDCT_US:60728008;   UMLS:C0000731

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the digestive system 0
        Abnormality of digestive system physiology 0
          Abdominal symptom 0
            Abdominal distention 0
              Protuberant abdomen 0
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