Thing > MedicalEntity > AnatomicalSystem

An anatomical system is a group of anatomical structures that work together to perform a certain task. Anatomical systems, such as organ systems, are one organizing principle of anatomy, and can includes circulatory, digestive, endocrine, integumentary, immune, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, urinary, vestibular, and other systems.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from AnatomicalSystem
associatedPathophysiology Text If applicable, a description of the pathophysiology associated with the anatomical system, including potential abnormal changes in the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the system.
comprisedOf AnatomicalSystem  or
AnatomicalStructure 
The underlying anatomical structures, such as organs, that comprise the anatomical system.
relatedCondition MedicalCondition A medical condition associated with this anatomy.
relatedStructure AnatomicalStructure Related anatomical structure(s) that are not part of the system but relate or connect to it, such as vascular bundles associated with an organ system.
relatedTherapy MedicalTherapy A medical therapy related to this anatomy.
Properties from MedicalEntity
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of AnatomicalSystem may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
associatedAnatomy MedicalCondition  or
PhysicalActivity 
The anatomy of the underlying organ system or structures associated with this entity.
comprisedOf AnatomicalSystem The underlying anatomical structures, such as organs, that comprise the anatomical system.
partOfSystem AnatomicalStructure The anatomical or organ system that this structure is part of.
regionDrained LymphaticVessel  or
Vein 
The anatomical or organ system drained by this vessel; generally refers to a specific part of an organ.
relatedAnatomy SuperficialAnatomy Anatomical systems or structures that relate to the superficial anatomy.

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