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{{definition|A description (in SNOMED CT) is a term or name assigned to a particular concept, which has a unique identifier (i.e. the Description ID). Each concept may have multiple descriptions associated with it. Each description is either a Fully Specified Name (FSN) or a synonym. Synonyms may also be the Preferred Term (PT) of a concept in a particular realm.
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{{Reference Definition|A human-readable phrase or name (Term) associated with a particular SNOMED CT concept code. Each of the descriptions in SNOMED CT is given a separate row in the Descriptions Table. Each Description is assigned a unique DescriptionId and connects a Term and a Concept.|SNOMED CT User Guide}}
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Definition: A description is a human-readable term or name assigned to a particular concept. A concept may have multiple descriptions associated with it, in which case the descriptions are synonyms.
Reference Definition: A human-readable phrase or name (Term) associated with a particular SNOMED CT concept code. Each of the descriptions in SNOMED CT is given a separate row in the Descriptions Table. Each Description is assigned a unique DescriptionId and connects a Term and a Concept. (SNOMED CT User Guide)

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