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Comp Funct Genomics. 2004 Aug-Oct; 5(6-7): 501–508.
PMCID: PMC2447428

Biomedical Informatics and Granularity

Abstract

An explicit formal-ontological representation of entities existing at multiple levels of granularity is an urgent requirement for biomedical information processing. We discuss some fundamental principles which can form a basis for such a representation. We also comment on some of the implicit treatments of granularity in currently available ontologies and terminologies (GO, FMA, SNOMED CT).

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