Category:Description (SNOMED CT)

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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)

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