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A Component is any item identified by an SCTID1 such as Concept, Relationship, or Description. The partition-identifier can be used to distinguish the Component type. Furthermore, a Reference Set member is identified by a UUID rather than an SCTID.

URIs for Components, based on the corresponding SCTID, take the following form:{sctid}

URIs for members of a Reference Set, based on the corresponding UUIDs, take the following form:{uuid}

For simplicity of presentation, this document refers to either of the above forms as a Component URI.

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