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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:Abnormality of movement
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Accession:HP:0100022 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormality of movement with a neurological basis characterized by changes in coordination and speed of voluntary movements.
Comment:Movement disorders are characterized by the phenotypic abnormalities including abnormal involuntary movements, akathisia, akinesia, athetosis, ataxia, ballismus, bradykinesia, chorea, dyskinesia, dystonia, and myoclonus tics, tremor, spasms, and stereotypy.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Movement disorder;   Unusual movement
 alt_id: HP:0001294
 xref: EFO:0004280;   MESH:D009069;   SNOMEDCT_US:60342002;   UMLS:C0026650

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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
            Abnormal head movements + 0
            Abnormal posturing 0
            Abnormal reflex + 0
            Astasia 0
            Asterixis 0
            Cerebral palsy + 0
            Diminished movement + 0
            Dyskinesia + 0
            Dystonia + 0
            Frontal release signs 0
            Gait disturbance + 0
            Hyperkinetic movements 0
            Involuntary movements + 0
            Muscle fibrillation + 0
            Myokymia + 0
            Postural instability 0
            Stooped posture 0
            Synkinesis + 0
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