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TOPOGRAPHY location
MORPHOLOGY lesion (“acute inflammation”)
FUNCTION physiology, pathophysiology
ETIOLOGY agents considered to have a causal relationship to dz
DISEASE complex disease entities and syndromes
The first five axes allow the coding of all
elements in a diagnostic hierarchy

common syntactic linkage symbols
DT due to
AW associated with
FO following
FB followed by
CB complicated by
RI resulting in

PROCEDURE
diagnostic,
therapeutic
preventive procedures

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