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Table 3 Four examples of errors for SNOMED CT specimen concepts identified in the review

From: Outlier concepts auditing methodology for a large family of biomedical ontologies

Concept Partial-area size Error Suggested correction
Urethra biopsy sample 1 The target body tissue material of the attribute Specimen substance should be specific Replace with Urinary tract material
Bursa tissue sample 2 Incorrect parent concept Synovial tissue sample Change to Tissue specimen
Tissue specimen from eye 9 The target body tissue material of the attribute Specimen substance should be specific Replace with Eye tissue material
Extradural lesion sample 22 The target Morphologically abnormal structure of the attribute Specimen source morphology should be specific Replace with lesion