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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:Abdominal guarding
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Accession:HP:0032546 term browser browse the term
Definition:A voluntary contraction of the abdominal wall musculature to avoid pain.
Comment:Abdominal guarding tends to be generalized over the entire abdomen. In contrast to abdominal rigidity, guarding can often be overcome by having the patient purposely relax the muscles; rigidity cannot be.



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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Constitutional symptom 0
        Pain 0
          Abdominal pain 0
            Abdominal guarding 0
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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 pain 0
              Abdominal guarding 0
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