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The part of a SNOMED CT expression that represents the primary clinical idea.


  • Typically the focus concept is a clinical finding, procedure, observable entityHowever, it may be a concept from any domain that can be refined in accordance with concept model rules.
  • The focus concept may have a refinement  that provides more detailed information.
  • The focus concept may be given context by a surrounding context wrapper.


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