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The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED) is a multiaxial, hierarchical classification system. As in any such system, a disease may be located in a body organ which results in a code in a topography axis and may lead to morphological alterations represented by a morphology code.
There are 11 axes. The axes and some examples are provided below:
For the Morphology axis, SNOMED has agreed to use the same codes defined by International Classification of Diseases for Oncology. Additional examples on topology are provided on that page.
C (Chemical) -- DrugsEdit
F (Function) -- Signs and symptomsEdit
- (F-03003) Fever
J (Occupation) -- Terms that describe the occupationEdit
D (Diagnosis) -- Diagnostic termsEdit
P (Procedure) -- Administrative, diagnostic and therapeutic proceduresEdit
A (Physical agents, forces, activities) -- Devices and activities associated with the diseaseEdit
S (Social context) -- Social conditions and important relationships in medicineEdit
- (S-10120) Mother
- Official page at snomed.org
- Studies of the formal structure of SNOMED CT at buffalo.edu
- Browser at vetmed.vt.edu
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