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This is a guide to using the SNOMED CT Browser.

The Public SNOMED CT Browser is in use here:

Anyone with a Chrome web browser, so long as it is for reference and educational purposes.

  • To learn more about SNOMED CT.
  • To query SNOMED CT content.
  • Browse SNOMED CT International and local editions.
  • Search for concepts matching text terms.
  • Search for concepts matching a known SCTID.
  • Investigate and query concepts and their relationships.
  • Any time, subject to occasional maintenance - the service is an online web-based application running continuously between occasional scheduled or emergency maintenance.
  • Scheduled maintenance may include new features, improvements, defect fixes and hosting environment updates.
  • Emergency maintenance may include operating system patches and security updates as well as high priority defect fixes.
  • Anywhere you can use a web browser with a preferred screen size of 1600 x 900 pixels or greater. Lower resolutions may be usable, but not optimised for the application components screen layout. The application is designed for use and tested in the Chrome web browser.
  • The SNOMED CT Browser is a web services application designed to be used on a personal computer with a good internet connection via the Google Chrome web browser.
  • Recommended client platform requirements:
    • Operating System and hardware specifications as for Chrome
    • Minimum monitor resolutions:
      • 1600 x 900 px (HD+ 16:9)
      • 1680 x 1050 px (WSXGA+ 16:10)
      • 1600 x 1200 px (UXGA 4:3)
    • Internet connection:
      • Broadband (4G minimum)
  • Other combinations of web browsers, machine hardware, lower screen resolutions and slower internet connectivity may still work but are not optimised and not supported.