SNOMED CT release packages include the following three distinct representations of the terminology content.
A versioned view is formally defined as:
From a practical perspective, a versioned view is the result of filtering the full release files based on criteria that return a consistent representation of the content of these files as it was (or would have been) at a particular point in time.
The three main versioned views are:
See also 4.6. Enabling Versioned Views