A phrase that has the same meaning as another phrase.
- Recognition of phrase equivalents may be useful to support more inclusive text searches for SNOMED CT concepts.
- The phrases "renal calculus" and "kidney stone" can be considered equivalent. However, in some cases only one of these phrases may be included in the synonyms associated with a particular concept. Therefore, searching for terms including either "renal calculus" or "kidney stone" may assist location of an appropriate concept.