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The

Glossary ref
Component
Inactivation
Glossary ref
Reference Sets
are required to determine the reason why a
Glossary ref
concept
,
Glossary ref
Description
or
Glossary ref
Relationship
is inactive. The boolean active field in each
Glossary ref
component
indicates whether it is active but does not explain why a previously active
Glossary ref
component
The active field of each 
Gloss
tcomponent version
 indicates whether a component is active or inactive. However, it does not provide any information about why a concept or description has been inactivated. The reason why a concept or description has been inactivated is indicated by a row in a component Inactivation
Gloss
treference set
.  The reason for inactivation may affect determine the appropriate way in which
Glossary ref
components
that have been made inactive are dealt with when they have been used to create to deal with data in existing records, protocols or queries prior to inactivationthat use a concept or description after it has been inactivated.

The three two 

glossary-ref
Gloss
Component
t
Inactivation
component
Glossary refReference  inactivation
Gloss
tReference Sets
are shown in .

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Table 23. Component Inactivation Reference Sets

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Id

...

Glossary ref
Fully Specified Name

...

Note

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000489007|Concept inactivation indicator attribute value reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

...

ShowPartsterm

...

Caption ref
Idinactivation-refsets
.

Caption table
Idinactivation-refsets
Component Inactivation Reference Sets



900000000000490003|Description inactivation indicator attribute value reference set (foundation metadata

Id | Term

Note

Concept
t900000000000489007 Concept inactivation indicator attribute value reference set

Indicates the reason that a

glossary-ref

Gloss
tconcept
has been made inactive.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid

Concept

)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000490003|Description inactivation indicator attribute value reference set (foundation metadata concept)|


...

 

...

 

...

Id

...

t900000000000490003 Description inactivation indicator attribute value reference set

Indicates the reason that a

glossary-ref

Gloss
tdescription
has been made inactive.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000547002|Relationship inactivation indicator attribute value reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000547002|Relationship inactivation indicator attribute value reference set (foundation metadata concept)|

(Not currently provided - for future use)

Glossary ref
Fully Specified Name

...

Comment

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000482003|Duplicate component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000482003|Duplicate component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Glossary ref
Concept

The reason for inactivation is specified by a

glossary-ref
Gloss
tconcept enumeration
enumeration. The permitted values for this enumeration for a glossary-ref
Gloss
Concept
tconcept
are shown in and
Caption ref
Idconcept-inactivation-values
 and the permitted values for a glossary-ref
Gloss
Description
tdescription
are shown in .

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Caption ref
Iddescription-inactivation-values
.


Caption table
Idconcept-inactivation-values
Concept Inactivation Values



...

Most recent

Glossary ref
Concept
row for a
Glossary ref
concept
.id

...

Most recent

Glossary ref
Refset
row for the RefsetMember.id in
Glossary ref
Concept
inactivation
Glossary ref
Refset
for the
Glossary ref
concept
.id

...

 

...

ConceptStatus (with RF1 enumerated value)

...

Exists/active

...

Exists/active

...

valueId

...

 

...

None

...

None

...

-

...

Not applicable (not yet released)

...

Active

...

None or Inactive

...

-

...

Current (0)

...

Inactive

...

None or Inactive

...

-

...

Inactive with no reason given for inactivation (1)

...

Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000482003|Duplicate component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000482003|duplicate|
(2)

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Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000483008|Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000483008|outdated|
(3)

...

Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000484002|Ambiguous component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000484002|ambiguous|
(4)

...

Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000485001|Erroneous component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000485001|erroneous|
(5)

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Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000486000|limited|
(6) (from 2010-01-31)

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Active

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000486000|limited|
(6) (before 2010-01-31)

...

Inactive

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000487009|Component moved elsewhere (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000487009|moved elsewhere|

...

Active

...

Active

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000492006|Pending move (foundation metadata concept)|

...

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000492006|pending move|

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Any combinations not shown above

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Future releases may add new values or rules. Otherwise, values and combinations not shown in this table have no agreed interpretation and must be regarded as data errors.

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Id | Term

Description

Example

Concept
ShowPartsid
t900000000000482003 Duplicate component

The

Gloss
tconcept
has been made inactive because it has the same meaning as another

Glossary ref
Concept
.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000483008|Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000483008|Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)|

The
Glossary ref
Concept

concept.

The concept

Concept
t727599004 Entire thyroglossal tract (body structure)
was inactivated because it is a duplicate of
Concept
t705323017 Entire thyroglossal duct (body structure)
.

Concept
ShowPartsid
t900000000000483008 Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)

The concept has been made inactive because it is an outdated

Glossary ref

concept

that is no longer used.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000484002|Ambiguous component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000484002|Ambiguous component (foundation metadata concept)|

The
Glossary ref
Concept

The concept

Concept
t1192004 Familial amyloid neuropathy, Finnish type (disorder)
had an out of date or inappropriate fully specified name. It was replaced by the concept
Concept
t3757892013 Hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis (disorder)
.

Concept
t900000000000484002 Ambiguous component (foundation metadata concept)

The concept has been made inactive because it is inherently ambiguous either because of an incomplete

glossary-ref

Gloss
tfully

specified

The
Glossary ref
Concept

name
or because it has several associated terms that are not regarded as synonymous or partial synonymous.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000485001|Erroneous component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000485001|Erroneous component (foundation metadata concept)|

The concept

Concept
t6835002 Fetal OR neonatal jaundice from bruising (disorder)
was inactivated because it could mean either
Concept
t591937013 Perinatal jaundice from bruising (disorder)
or
Concept
t1461890018 Neonatal jaundice (disorder)
.

Concept
t900000000000485001 Erroneous component

The concept has been made inactive because it contains an error.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

The
Glossary ref
Concept

The concept

Concept
t727599004 Entire thyroglossal tract (body structure)
was inactivated because is an NEC classification category which had previously been stated to be a subtype of
Concept
t626562014 Hypoadrenalism (disorder)
.

Concept
t900000000000486000 Limited component

The concept is of limited value as it contains classification categories such as 'Not Elsewhere Classified', which do not have a semantically stable meaning

within
Glossary ref
SNOMED CT

. Until 2010

Glossary ref

concepts

with this status were regarded as active but since then they have been marked as inactive and should no longer be used.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000487009|Component moved elsewhere (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000487009|Component moved elsewhere (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Concept
has been made inactive because it has been moved to another namespace.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000492006|Pending move (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000492006|Pending move (foundation metadata concept)|

The
Glossary ref
Concept

The concept

Concept
t42318001 Other adrenal hypofunction, NEC (disorder)
was inactivated because it is a duplicate of
Concept
t705323017 Entire thyroglossal duct (body structure)
.

Concept
t900000000000487009 Moved elsewhere

The concept was moved to another namespace or module.

The concept

Concept
t417293005 Laryngeal tie-forward (procedure)
was inactivated and moved to namespace 1000009 (the Veterinary Terminology Service Laboratory, USA) as it is procedure applied to horses.

Concept
t900000000000492006 Pending move

The concept is still active but it is in the process of

bing

being moved to another namespace

and when

or module. When the move is complete it will be marked as inactive.

Anchor_5f498dc1-be35-4714-80e2-4b8735d0241c__4_5f498dc1-be35-4714-80e2-4b8735d0241c__4Table 25. Description inactivation value (foundation metadata concept) (900000000000493001)

 

 

Id

Glossary ref
Fully Specified Name

Comment

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000482003|Duplicate component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000482003|Duplicate component (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
has been made inactive because it duplicates another
Glossary ref
Description
.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000483008|Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000483008|Outdated component (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
has been made inactive because it is an outdated name or spelling that is no longer used.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000485001|Erroneous component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000485001|Erroneous component (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
has been made inactive because it contains an error.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000486000|Limited component (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
refers to a
Glossary ref
Concept
that has limited status.

Note: This value should not be used in future releases as Limited status

Glossary ref
Concepts
are now inactive. However, this value may appear on retrospective data in a
Glossary ref
full release
.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000487009|Component moved elsewhere (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000487009|Component moved elsewhere (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
has been made inactive because it has been moved to another namespace.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000492006|Pending move (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000492006|Pending move (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
is still active but it is in the process of bing moved to another namespace and when the move is complete it will be marked as Inactive.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000494007|Inappropriate component (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000494007|Inappropriate component (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
has been made inactive because the associated term is does not describe the associated
Glossary ref
Concept
.

Scg expression
ShowPartsid
900000000000495008|Concept non-current (foundation metadata concept)|

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
900000000000495008|Concept non-current (foundation metadata concept)|

The

Glossary ref
Description
is still active but the
Glossary ref
Concept
it refers to is now inactive.

...

Glossary ref
component

...

Glossary ref
component

...

Glossary ref
component

...

Glossary ref
Refset

...

Glossary ref
component

...

  • For an active
    Glossary ref
    component
    it means active and in current use as distinct from active
    Glossary ref
    pending move
  • For an
    Glossary ref
    inactive component
    it means inactive with no reason given for inactivation.

This leads to the set of interpretations for each possible combination of values shown in .

...

 

...

 

...

 

The concept

Concept
t727599004 Entire thyroglossal tract (body structure)
was inactivated because it is a duplicate of
Concept
t705323017 Entire thyroglossal duct (body structure)
.

Caption table
Iddescription-inactivation-values
Description Inactivation Values






Id | Term

Description

Example

Concept
t723278000 Not semantically equivalent component

The description does not represent the same meaning as the concept's Fully Specified Name (FSN).

Info

This value was introduced in 2017-07-31.

The FSN Removal of device (procedure) has the synonym, Replacement of prosthetic device (procedure). The synonym has a more specific meaning than the FSN, so it should be inactivated (see Synonym in the SNOMED CT Editorial Guide)

Concept
t723277005 Nonconformance to editorial policy component

A description fails to comply with the current editorial guidance.

Info

This value was introduced in 2017-07-31.

Prior to 2017-07-31, the concept  167238004 |Turbid urine (finding)| had the fully specified name "Urine: turbid (finding)". This was inactivated and replaced by a new fully specified name "Turbid urine (finding)" because this use of the colon is contrary to editorial guidance (see Punctuation and Numbers in the SNOMED CT Editorial Guide).

Concept
t900000000000483008 Outdated component

A description is outdated and is no longer current, useful, appropriate or acceptable.

The synonym "Funny looking kid" was inactivated from 112630007 |Abnormal facies (finding)| as it is not considered an appropriate term to use.

Concept
t900000000000485001 Erroneous component

The description has been made inactive because it contains an error.

Case significance changes (e.g. "Alpha" where the initial letter should be a lower case "a").

Spelling errors (e.g. a description where "Asthma" is misspelled "Assthma").

Concept
t900000000000495008 Concept non-current

The description is still active but the concept it refers to is now inactive.

A concept that has been made inactive, still has active descriptions to allow the inactive concept to be displayed with a valid term. These descriptions are marked with this inactivation value.
The following values used in earlier releases are no longer used in the International Release

Concept
t900000000000482003 Duplicate component

The

Gloss
tdescription
has been made inactive because it duplicates another description.

Note
titleDo not apply to current or future description inactivations

This value has not been used in the International Release since 2017-07-31.


Concept
t900000000000486000 Limited component

The description refers to a concept that has limited status.

Note
titleDo not apply to current or future description inactivations

This value has not been used in the International Release since 2017-07-31.


Concept
t900000000000494007 Inappropriate component

The description has been made inactive because the associated term is does not describe the associated concept.

Note
titleDo not apply to current or future description inactivations

This value has not been used in the International Release since 2017-07-31.


The following values related to transfer or responsibility for description are no longer used in the International Release

Concept
t900000000000487009 Moved elsewhere

The description was moved to another namespace or module.

Note
titleDo not apply to current or future description Do not apply to International Release description inactivations

This value has not been used in the International Release since 2017-07-31. However, it may continue to be used in extensions.


Concept
t900000000000492006 Pending move

The description is still active but it is in the process of being moved to another namespace or module. When the move is complete it will be marked as Inactive.

Note
titleDo not apply to International Release description inactivations

The value has never been using the International Release. However, it may be used in extensions.