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This is a synonym for Structure-Entire-Part

Structure-Entire-Part

A modeling approach used in SNOMED CT to represent anatomical entities such as body organs, body systems, body regions,etc. 

  • Structure is the most general way to refer to an organ, body system or region.
  • Entire refers to a complete organ, body system or region.
  • Part refers to a part of an organ, body system or region. It explicitly does not refer to the entire organ, body system or region.

Example

The Table 0 below illustrates the relationships between the structure, entire and part concepts applied to a the heart. 

  

Figure 1: Structure-Entire-Part applied the heart


Alternatives

  • Entire
  • Part
  • SEP
  • Stucture

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