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tReference Set
needs to be imported. This is essential to enable the
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tpreferred term
to be identified for each
Gloss
tconcept
. The language supported reference sets in the are shown in .

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900000000000508004|Great Britain English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

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900000000000508004|Great Britain English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

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900000000000509007|United States of America English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

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900000000000509007|United States of America English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

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The Language

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Gloss
tInternational Release
are shown in .


Id | Term

Comment

Concept
t900000000000509007 United States of America English language reference set

This reference set specifies the description preferred and acceptable in

Concept
t900000000000508004 Great Britain English language reference set


The Language

Gloss
tReference Set
hierarchy is extensible and other languages and will dialects may be added to the hierarchy shown in to either as part of the or an .

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ShowPartsid+term
900000000000506000|Language type reference set (foundation metadata concept)|
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900000000000507009|English [International Organization for Standardization 639-1 code en] language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

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    ShowPartsid+term
    900000000000508004|Great Britain English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|
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    ShowPartsid+term
    900000000000509007|United States of America English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

Figure 33. The Language Reference Set hierarchy

Each language refers to each of the . These additions may be in the 

Gloss
tInternational Release
or an
Gloss
tSNOMED CT Extension
.

Concept
t900000000000506000|Language type reference set (foundation metadata concept)|
ShowFormatinline

  • Concept
    t900000000000507009 English [International Organization for Standardization 639-1 code en] language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|
     
    • Concept
      t900000000000508004|Great Britain English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|
    • Concept
      t900000000000509007|United States of America English language reference set (foundation metadata concept)|




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900000000000548007|Preferred (foundation metadata concept)|

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900000000000548007|Preferred (foundation metadata concept)|

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Each language

Gloss
tReference set
refers to each of the
Gloss
tDescriptions
that is used in that language or
Gloss
tdialect
and assigns a value for the acceptability of the term associated with that
Gloss
tDescription
when applied to the
Gloss
tConcept
associated with that
Gloss
tDescription
. The values for acceptability are enumerations show in .

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Gloss
tconcept
enumerations show in .


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900000000000549004|Acceptable (foundation metadata concept)|

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ShowPartsterm
900000000000549004|Acceptable (foundation metadata concept)|

The term associated with this is acceptable for use in language or represented by this .

For each there may be any number of acceptable of each .type in each language .

Id | Term

Comment

Concept
t900000000000548007 Preferred

The referenced description is the preferred description of it specified description type, for the associated concept, in the language or dialect represented by this language reference set.

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  • If the .type is , this is the .
  • If the .type is this is the preferred .
    For each there should be exactly one preferred of each .type in each language .
  • If the description typeId is
    Concept
    t900000000000013009 synonym
    , the term associated with this description is the
    Gloss
    tpreferred term
    for that concept in the language.
    • Each complete language reference set

      Footnote Macro

      All distributed language reference sets should be complete. However, some organizations maintain partial language reference sets that only specify differences from an existing reference set. For example, these reference sets may assume a default to the US English fully specified name. There is no formally specified set of rules for determining the appropriate descriptions from a combination of language reference sets at run time. Therefore, any default rules applied to a particular language reference set should be specified and applied by the organization maintaining that reference set before distribution.

      must include exactly one row with acceptability preferred referring to a fully specified name of each concept.

  • If the description typeId is
    Concept
    1 Fully specified name
    t900000000000003001 fully specified name
    , the term associated with this description is the
    Gloss
    tfully specified name
    in the language.
    • Each complete language reference set

      Footnote Macro

      All distributed language reference sets should be complete. However, some organizations maintain partial language reference sets that only specify differences from an existing reference set. For example, these reference sets may assume a default to the US English fully specified name. There is no formally specified set of rules for determining the appropriate descriptions from a combination of language reference sets at run time. Therefore, any default rules applied to a particular language reference set should be specified and applied by the organization maintaining that reference set before distribution.

      must include exactly one row with acceptability preferred referring to a fully specified name of each concept.

  • If the descriptiontypeId is
    Concept
    1 Fully specified name
    t900000000000550004 definition
    , the term associated with this description is the preferred
    Gloss
    ttextual definition
    of the concept in the language.

Concept
t900000000000549004 Acceptable

The term associated with this

Gloss
tdescription
is acceptable for use in the language or dialect represented by the reference set.

  • For each
    Gloss
    tconcept
    there may be any number of acceptable descriptions with the description typeId
    Concept
    t900000000000013009 synonym
    . These are the acceptable synonyms for the concept.

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