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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:Rigors
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Accession:HP:0025145 term browser browse the term
Definition:Severe chills with violent shivering. A rigor is an episode of shaking or exaggerated shivering which can occur with a high fever.
Comment:A sudden attack of severe shivering accompanied by chills (a feeling of coldness) is called a rigor and may be associated with a marked rise in body temperature. Patients often describe rigors as an attack of uncontrollable shaking. Rigors are often a sign of infection, particularly bacterial infection.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Rigours



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