concept with a formal logic definition that is sufficient to distinguish its meaning from
The meaning of
SNOMED CT concept is expressed in a human-readable form by its
Fully Specified Name(FSN) and has a formal logic definition represented by a set of defining
relationships to other
concepts. A Sufficiently defined concept has sufficient defining
relationships to computably distinguish it from any
expressions that are equivalent to or a subtype of the the defined concept.
74400008 |appendicitis (disorder)|
is sufficiently defined by the following definition because any
concept for which these defining relationships are true are either the disorder "appendicitis"
or a subtype of "appendicitis".
Table 1: Definition of: 74400008|appendicitis (disorder)| - (sufficiently defined)