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Subtype
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Gloss
Spacetrue
tSubtype
Gloss
Spacetrue
trelationships
contribute the hierarchical type based aspect of a
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Spacetrue
tConcept
definition. This is augmented by defining
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Spacetrue
tdefining characteristics
that represent the values of a range of relevant attributes. Depending on the nature of the
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Spacetrue
tconcept
these may include including etiology, topography, method, etc.

The range of attributes applicable depends attributes that can be applied depend on the type of

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tdomain
 of the 
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tConcept
. For example, a procedure may have a method, and a disorder may have an etiology, but a procedure cannot have an etiology, and disorder cannot have a method. Defining
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Spacetrue
tDefining characteristics
using a particular attribute will be applied consistently to all
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Spacetrue
tConcepts
to which it is relevant. Note that this design principle may not be fully realized for all attributes in each release.

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Glossary refDefining
Gloss
Spacetrue
tDefining characteristics
are represented as glossary-ref
Gloss
tRelationships
. The fields are used as follows:

  • SourceId refers to the

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    Gloss
    Spacetrue
    tConcept
    to which a defining
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    Spacetrue
    tdefining characteristic
    applies; Glossary ref

  • Gloss
    Spacetrue
    tTypeId
    indicates the nature of the defining attribute;

  • DestinationId refers to the

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    Spacetrue
    tConcept
    that represents the value of that attribute.

In each release the supported defining

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Spacetrue
tdefining characteristics
for every
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Spacetrue
tConcept
are distributed in the glossary-ref
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trelationship
file
. The supported defining
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Spacetrue
tdefining characteristics
are Glossary refidentified by concept that are 
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Spacetrue
tdescendants
of the  
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Concept
Scg expression
ShowPartsid+term
t410662002|concept
model
attribute|
. The list of supported defining attributes is provided in 5.1.1 Defining Attributes by Hierarchy and Domain.

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64572001|Disease|

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ShowPartsterm
116680003|is a|
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SNOMED CT
Glossary ref
Concept

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Primitive

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Not all

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SNOMED CT Concepts
are diseases. No
Glossary ref
defining characteristics
are included to specify what makes something a disease.

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Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
40733004|infectious disease|

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ShowPartsterm
116680003|is a|

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Caption table
Defining characteristics applied to an example concept

scg-expressionShowPartsterm A

Concept
t64572001|disease|

 

Concept
t116680003|is a|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
t138875005 |SNOMED CT Concept|

 

Gloss
tPrimitive

Many subtypes of

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t138875005 |SNOMED CT Concept|
are not subtypes of
Concept
t64572001|disease|
.

  • There are no additional characteristics available to fully define
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t64572001|disease|
    .

Concept
t40733004|infectious disease|

 

Concept
t116680003|is a|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
t64572001|disease|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t246075003|causative

agent|

ShowFormat

inline

Concept
t36272005|infectious

agent|

  

Gloss
glossary-ref
tPrimitive

Not all diseases with causative agent

Scg expression
Concept
t64572001|disease|
with
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t246075003|causative agent|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t36272005|infectious
agent|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is not necessarily equivalent to or a subtype of    
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t87628006|bacterial
infectious
disease|
.

  • For example, scg-expression
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t23685000|rheumatic
  • heart
  • disease|
    ShowFormatinline
    has scg-expression
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t246075003|causative
  • agent|
Scg expression
  • ShowFormatinline
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t58800005|streptococcus|
    ShowFormatinline
    but is not an scg-expression
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t40733004|infectious
  • disease|
    .
scg-expression

Concept

ShowParts

t

term

87628006|bacterial

infectious

disease|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t40733004|infectious

disease|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t246075003|causative

agent|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t41146007|bacteria|

  

All infectious diseases with causative agent Scg expression

Gloss

Glossary ref
fully defined

tFully defined

Any

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t40733004|infectious disease|
with
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t246075003|causative agent|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t41146007|bacteria|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is equivalent to or a subtype of
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t87628006|Bacterial
infectious
disease|

disease

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t50043002|disorder of respiratory system|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t64572001|disease|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t363698007|finding

site|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t20139000|respiratory

system

structure|

  

All diseases with scg-expression

Gloss

Glossary ref
fully defined

tFully defined

Any

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t64572001|disease|
with
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t363698007|finding
site|
Scg expression
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t20139000|respiratory
system
structure|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is equivalent to or a subtype of
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t50043002|
Disorder
disorder of
respiratory
system|
.

disease

Concept
t19829001|disorder of lung|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression

t116680003|is a|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm

116680003|is a|
disease

t50043002|disorder of respiratory system|

 

 

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t363698007|finding site|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t39607008|lung

structure|

  

All diseases

Gloss

Glossary ref
fully defined

tFully defined

Any

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t50043002|disorder of respiratory system|
with scg-expression
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t363698007|finding
site|
Scg expression
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t39607008|lung|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is equivalent to or a subtype of
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t19829001|Disorder
of
lung|
. scg-expression

Concept

ShowParts

t

term

233604007|

Pneumonia

pneumonia|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression

t116680003|is a|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm

116680003|is a|
disease of lung

 

 

finding site Scg expression
ShowPartsterm
39607008|lung

t50043002|disorder of respiratory system|

 

Concept
t363698007|finding site|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
t39607008|lung structure|

  

Gloss
glossary-ref
tPrimitive

Not all diseases of lung are Scg expressionA

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t50043002|disorder of respiratory system|
is not necessarily equivalent to or a subtype of 
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t233604007|pneumonia|
. No additional characteristics specify what attributes are needed to specify scg-expression

  • Additional characteristics would be required to fully define
    Concept
    ShowPartsterm
    t233604007|pneumonia|
scg-expression

Concept

ShowParts

t

term

312342009|infective

pneumonia|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t40733004|infectious

disease|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t233604007|pneumonia|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t246075003|causative

agent|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t36272005|infectious

agent|

  

Concept
t363698007|finding site|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t39607008|lung

structure|

  

All pneumonias with causative agent Scg expression

Gloss

Glossary ref
fully defined

tFully defined

Any

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t233604007|pneumonia|
with
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t246075003|causative agent|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t36272005|infectious
agent|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is equivalent to or a subtype of
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t312342009|infective
pneumonia|
. scg-expression

Concept

ShowParts

t

term

53084003|bacterial

pneumonia|

  

Concept

 

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t87628006|bacterial

infectious

disease|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t116680003|is

a|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t312342009|infective

pneumonia|

  

Concept

Scg expression
ShowPartsterm

t246075003|causative

agent|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t41146007|bacteria|

  

Concept
t363698007|finding site|

scg-expression

ShowFormat

ShowParts

inline

term

Concept
t39607008|lung

structure|

  

All pneumonias with causative agent Scg expression

Gloss

Glossary ref
fully defined

tFully defined

Any

Concept
ShowPartsterm
t312342009|infective pneumonia|
with
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t246075003|causative agent|
ShowFormatinline
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t41146007|bacteria|
are
ShowFormat
Scg expression
inline
is equivalent to or a subtype of
Concept
ShowPartsterm
t53084003|bacterial
pneumonia|
.