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RGD DISEASE ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, https://disease-ontology.org/) for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

Term:central nervous system melanocytic neoplasm
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Definition:A central nervous system cancer that is characterized by melanocytic neoplasm that develops from melanocytes, has_material_basis_in abnormally proliferating cells derives_from neural crest cells. (DO)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: melanocytic tumor of the CNS
 related_synonym: central nervous system primary melanocytic lesion;   primary melanocytic Lesions of the CNS;   primary melanocytic lesion of meninges
 xref: NCI:C4661;   NCI:C5504
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  disease 16103
    disease of cellular proliferation 5912
      cancer 4235
        organ system cancer 4060
          nervous system cancer 1607
            central nervous system cancer 1291
              central nervous system melanocytic neoplasm 0
                diffuse meningeal melanocytosis 0
                meningeal melanocytoma 0
                meningeal melanomatosis 0
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