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The SNOMED CT URI standard defines a standard format of URIs for identifying various SNOMED CT artefacts including components and RF2-based releases. This includes standard URIs for formally identifying the SNOMED CT international edition, national editions, and any specific versions thereof. It does not cover URIs for non-SNOMED CT code systems. Nor does it cover RF1-specific artefacts.

This document provides guidance on using the SNOMED CT URI standard in the context of key motivating use cases, including resolvability of the URIs.

Web browsable version: http://snomed.org/uri

SNOMED CT Document Library: http://snomed.org/doc

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