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[bioontology-support] [BioPortal] Feedback from Barry Smith

Trish Whetzel whetzel at
Fri Apr 20 15:22:38 PDT 2012

To round out this thread, in the midst of triaging this item I specified the property used by FMA for the definition and re-calculated the metrics. This decreased the number of terms without a definition to 82134.


On Mar 27, 2012, at 1:28 PM, Ray Fergerson wrote:

> Barry,
> There are indeed many terms with definitions but there are many terms
> without as well. Just poking around, the upper level nodes in the
> anatomical entity branch seem to have definitions while the deeper ones do
> not. Other top-level branches have no definitions at all. The metrics
> currently report roughly 1150 terms with definitions. It is not obvious to
> me that this number is wrong.
> Ray
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Subject: [bioontology-support] [BioPortal] Feedback from Barry Smith
>> Name: Barry Smith
>> Email: phismith at
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>> Comment:
>> Your metadata lists the number of classes in the FMA as 83281, and
>> lists the number of classes without definitions as 82381
>> But there are many terms with definitions in the FMA.
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Trish Whetzel, PhD
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