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{{Definition|A description is a human-readable term or name assigned to a concept. A concept may have multiple descriptions associated with it, in which case the descriptions are synonyms. }}
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{{Definition|A description is a human-readable term or name assigned to a 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}}
 
{{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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{{Reference Definition|A Designation is a language symbol for a concept that is intended to convey the concept meaning to a human being. A Designation may also be known as an appellation, symbol, or term. A Designation is typically used to populate the 'displayName' property of an HL7 coded data type.|HL7 Core Principles}}
 
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Definition: A description is a human-readable term or name assigned to a 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)
Reference Definition: A Designation is a language symbol for a concept that is intended to convey the concept meaning to a human being. A Designation may also be known as an appellation, symbol, or term. A Designation is typically used to populate the 'displayName' property of an HL7 coded data type. (HL7 Core Principles)

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