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I have the following question closed on Stackoverflow which I have asked on biology.stackexchange.com now but I think no one will be able to answer that because it has more to do with Ontologies than with biology itself.

Disease ontology for disease synonyms

Please suggest a correct place to post this question.

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If your question involved code, then probably yes. However your question as it stands had nothing to do with code at all. From what I understand about it, you're trying to get terms for which you can use in your program. That is not a programming problem. –  Jeff Mercado Jan 18 '12 at 8:10
    
@JeffMercado is biology forum a better place for it? –  Grrrrr Jan 18 '12 at 8:17
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It sounds like it's a fine place to take it, I'm not familiar with the subject at all. If you're ever in doubt, ask in their meta, Biology Meta. –  Jeff Mercado Jan 18 '12 at 8:19

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I think that this is much better suited for Healthcare IT (currently in Beta). Flag to have it migrated or repost it, and we'll take it (I am a mod pro tem over there).

I don't think it's enough about the science to fit on the Biology site.

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The point is that no question of the form, 'where do we find an ontology' is not on topic. In fact, any question of 'where do I find data' is off-topic.

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