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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:Pulmonary cavity
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Accession:HP:0033655 term browser browse the term
Definition:A gas-filled space, seen as lucency or low-attenuation area, within a nodule, mass or area of parenchymal consolidations. It has a clearly defined wall over 4 mm thick.
Comment:A pulmonary cavity can be caused by microorganisms (bacteria including mycobacteria, funghi, viruses, parasites), malignant processes or autoimmune disorders.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Pulmonary cavern

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the respiratory system 0
        Abnormal respiratory system morphology 0
          Abnormal pulmonary thoracic imaging finding 0
            Pulmonary cavity 0
              Cavitating pulmonary mass 0
              Cavitating pulmonary nodule 0
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