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SNOMED CT (all versions)

SNOMED CT is the most comprehensive and precise clinical health terminology product in the world, owned and distributed around the world by The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO).

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Code URL Description Type
inactive http://snomed.info/field/Concept.active Whether the code is active or not (defaults to false). Not the same as deprecated boolean
definitionStatusId http://snomed.info/field/Concept.definitionStatusId Either of the codes that are descendants of 900000000000444006 code
parent http://.........? A SNOMED CT concept id that has the target of a direct is-a relationship from the concept code
child http://.........? A SNOMED CT concept id that has a direct is-a relationship to the concept code
moduleId http://snomed.info/field/Concept.moduleId The SNOMED CT concept id of the module that the concept belongs to. code
normalForm http://.........? Generated Normal form expression for the provided code or expression, with terms string
normalFormTerse http://.........? Generated Normal form expression for the provided code or expression, conceptIds only string
Due to http://snomed.info/id/42752001 code
Associated with http://snomed.info/id/47429007 code
Associated morphology http://snomed.info/id/116676008 code
Has specimen http://snomed.info/id/116686009 code
Specimen source morphology http://snomed.info/id/118168003 code
Specimen source topography http://snomed.info/id/118169006 code
Specimen source identity http://snomed.info/id/118170007 code
Specimen procedure http://snomed.info/id/118171006 code
Part of http://snomed.info/id/123005000 code
Has active ingredient http://snomed.info/id/127489000 code
Subject of information http://snomed.info/id/131195008 code
Causative agent http://snomed.info/id/246075003 code
Associated finding http://snomed.info/id/246090004 code
Component http://snomed.info/id/246093002 code
Severity http://snomed.info/id/246112005 code
Occurrence http://snomed.info/id/246454002 code
Episodicity http://snomed.info/id/246456000 code
Technique http://snomed.info/id/246501002 code
Revision status http://snomed.info/id/246513007 code
Units http://snomed.info/id/246514001 code
After http://snomed.info/id/255234002 code
Access http://snomed.info/id/260507000 code
Method http://snomed.info/id/260686004 code
Priority http://snomed.info/id/260870009 code
Clinical course http://snomed.info/id/263502005 code
Laterality http://snomed.info/id/272741003 code
Associated procedure http://snomed.info/id/363589002 code
Finding site http://snomed.info/id/363698007 code
Laterality http://snomed.info/id/363699004 code
Direct morphology http://snomed.info/id/363700003 code
Direct substance http://snomed.info/id/363701004 code
Has focus http://snomed.info/id/363702006 code
Has intent http://snomed.info/id/363703001 code
Procedure site http://snomed.info/id/363704007 code
Has definitional manifestation http://snomed.info/id/363705008 code
Indirect morphology http://snomed.info/id/363709002 code
Indirect device http://snomed.info/id/363710007 code
Has interpretation http://snomed.info/id/363713009 code
Interprets http://snomed.info/id/363714003 code
Measurement method http://snomed.info/id/370129005 code
Property http://snomed.info/id/370130000 code
Recipient category http://snomed.info/id/370131001 code
Scale type http://snomed.info/id/370132008 code
Specimen substance http://snomed.info/id/370133003 code
Time aspect http://snomed.info/id/370134009 code
Pathological process http://snomed.info/id/370135005 code
Procedure site - Direct http://snomed.info/id/405813007 code
Procedure site - Indirect http://snomed.info/id/405814001 code
Procedure device http://snomed.info/id/405815000 code
Procedure morphology http://snomed.info/id/405816004 code
Finding context http://snomed.info/id/408729009 code
Procedure context http://snomed.info/id/408730004 code
Temporal context http://snomed.info/id/408731000 code
Subject relationship context http://snomed.info/id/408732007 code
Route of administration http://snomed.info/id/410675002 code
Has dose form http://snomed.info/id/411116001 code
Finding method http://snomed.info/id/418775008 code
Finding informer http://snomed.info/id/419066007 code
Using device http://snomed.info/id/424226004 code
Using energy http://snomed.info/id/424244007 code
Using substance http://snomed.info/id/424361007 code
Surgical approach http://snomed.info/id/424876005 code
Using access device http://snomed.info/id/425391005 code
Role group http://snomed.info/id/609096000 code
Property type http://snomed.info/id/704318007 code
Inheres in http://snomed.info/id/704319004 code
Towards http://snomed.info/id/704320005 code
Characterizes http://snomed.info/id/704321009 code
Process agent http://snomed.info/id/704322002 code
Process duration http://snomed.info/id/704323007 code
Process output http://snomed.info/id/704324001 code
Relative to http://snomed.info/id/704325000 code
Precondition http://snomed.info/id/704326004 code
Direct site http://snomed.info/id/704327008 code
Specified by http://snomed.info/id/704346009 code
Observes http://snomed.info/id/704347000 code
Is about http://snomed.info/id/704647008 code

Code Description operator Value
concept Filter that includes concepts based on their logical definition. e.g. [concept] [is-a] [x] - include all concepts with an is-a relationship to concept x, or [concept] [in] [x]- include all concepts in the reference set identified by concept x is-a in A SNOMED CT code
expression The result of the filter is the result of executing the given SNOMED CT Expression Constraint = A SNOMED CT ECL expression (see http://snomed.org/ecl)
expressions Whether post-coordinated expressions are included in the value set = true or false

This code system http://snomed.info/sct defines many codes, but they are not represented here



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