The set of and that either belong to a specific identified by as the for that edition or belong to one of the modules on which that module depends.
- The International Edition includes the foundational content of SNOMED CT on which all other must have dependencies.
- currently identifies the as the focus module for the International Edition. Only the is currently specified as a dependency.
- The International Edition may be supplemented by , maintained and distributed by and , to meet additional national, local, and organizational requirements.