A concept that is no longer intended for current use. 


  • Release files contain active and inactive components to provide a historical record of the content of the terminology at different points in time.
  • A concept is inactive when the most recent row with the in the full release file has the value = 0 (zero). The most recent row for a concept is based on the concept.effectiveTime value.
  • Inactive concepts may still be present in past records and queries but should no longer be added to newly created records.

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