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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:Central core regions in muscle fibers
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Accession:HP:0030230 term browser browse the term
Definition:The presence of disorganized areas called cores in the center of muscle fibers. There is a typical appearance of the biopsy on light microscopy, where the muscle cells have cores that are devoid of mitochondria and specific enzymes. Cores are typically well demarcated and centrally located, but may occasionally be multiple and of eccentric.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Central core regions in muscle fibres
 xref: UMLS:C4022568

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the musculature 0
          Abnormal skeletal muscle morphology 0
            Abnormal muscle fiber morphology 0
              Central core regions in muscle fibers 0
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