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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:Cerebral palsy
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Accession:HP:0100021 term browser browse the term
Definition:Cerebral palsy describes a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to nonprogressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cognition, communication, and behaviour, by epilepsy, and by secondary musculoskeletal problems.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: CP;   Cerebral paralysis
 xref: MESH:D002547;   SNOMEDCT_US:128188000;   UMLS:C0007789

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system physiology 0
          Abnormality of movement 0
            Cerebral palsy 0
              Athetoid cerebral palsy 0
              Spastic hemiparesis 0
              Spastic tetraplegia 0
              Spastic triplegia 0
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