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CodeSystem: ConceptGenerality

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ConceptGenerality Version: 2.0.0
Retired as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: ConceptGenerality
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.24

Indicates whether the concept that is the target should be interpreted as itself, or whether it should be expanded to include its child concepts, or both when it is included in the source domain/valueset.

Deprecation Comment: Deprecated as per 11/2008 Harmonization cleanup; internal and obsolete HL7 usage, no longer used.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This CodeSystem is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Properties

CodeURLTypeDescription
SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ConceptGenerality defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitioninternalIdstatus
A AbstractInclude only the descendents of this concept in the domain or value set, not the concept itself.11034active
L LeafInclude only the concept itself in the domain or value set. Do not include descendents of the concept.11036active
S SpecializableInclude both the concept and its descendents as possible values in the domain or value set.11035active

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-09-10deprecateTed KleinVocabulary WGdeprecationEffectiveVersion=643-20081229 This Code System was deprecated (retired) as of the Vocabulary Model version shown.
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.