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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:Bifid tongue
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Accession:HP:0010297 term browser browse the term
Definition:Tongue with a median apical indentation or fork.
Comment:Bifid tongue can be associated with ankyloglossia, but this should be assessed and coded separately. Small indentations of the tip of the tongue should not be coded as a bifid tongue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Bifurcated tongue;   Bilobed tongue;   Cleft tongue;   Forked tongue;   Split tongue
 related_synonym: Snake tongue
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:84557007;   UMLS:C0266111;   UMLS:C4255098

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of head or neck 0
        Abnormality of the head 0
          Abnormality of the face 0
            Abnormality of the mouth 0
              Abnormal oral morphology 0
                Abnormal oral cavity morphology 0
                  Abnormality of the tongue 0
                    Abnormal tongue morphology 0
                      Bifid tongue 0
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