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Find the SNOMED CT Identifier (SCTID) given its Fully Specified Name (FSN) or Preferred Term (PT).
Prerequisite steps: Browse SNOMED CT International Edition concepts
From the SNOMED CT Browser Full view, Search tab context, enter the text of the FSN or PT into the Search... query box.
As shown in the example hint above the
Whilst updating, the guide text "Searching..." will appear briefly below the
Search results matching the entered text will be presented below the
Each result row represents a SNOMED CT concept matching the search query, with a Definition Status icon followed by any term that pattern matches the query (FSN, Preferred Term, and synonyms) in the first results column; the second column shows the concept FSN.
All terms are matched
A result entry is generated for all pattern matches to the search query in a concept's lexical model descriptions, regardless of type, so the label in the first column may also be an FSN as well as the Preferred Term and other active synonyms.
The second column is always the FSN of the matched concept.
Press any of the row elements (icon or text) to focus on that concept and present it in the right hand Concept Details panel, open to the
Alternatively, the screen cursor can be used - click within a row to highlight it with a blue background. A tooltip will appear with the help text "Drag this".
|Drag the highlighted content into the right hand Concept Details panel, to replace its current focus concept with the row concept.|
All Concept Details tabs include a toggle button to select either the
Switching from one to the other does not change the tab selection, however tab content will adapt to show the relevant view. The selection persists across all Concept Details tabs until switched again.
The screenshots here show the
Whilst the descriptions remain the same for both views, the