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tComponents
within
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tSNOMED Clinical Terms
are identified and referenced using numeric
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tIdentifiersidentifiers
. These
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tIdentifiersidentifiers
have the data type
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tSCTID
(
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tSNOMED CT Identifieridentifier
).

The

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data type is 64-bit
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tIntegerinteger
which is allocated and represented in accordance with a set of rules. These rules enable each
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tIdentifieridentifier
to refer unambiguously to a unique component. They also support separate partitions for allocation of
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tIdentifiersidentifiers
for particular types of component and
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tnamespaces
that distinguish between different issuing organizations.

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