Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) Ontology Released as Open Source

The Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) Ontology has been released under an open source license located here. From the announcement: ‘In response to the increasing demand from the life science and
biomedical informatics communities and the private industry for an anatomy ontology that can empower computer applications in biomedicine and provide a
basic science framework for the integration of biological data from different sources, the University of Washington and the FMA Ontology Research team hereby release the open source license for the Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) ontology and grant licensees a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, copyright license to reproduce, publicly display, publicly perform, prepare modifications of, and distribute the FMA ontology with or without modifications. For more information on the availability, terms and conditions of the license and on how to access and download the Release version of the FMA ontology please visit the FMA Ontology Research Project site at…’

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