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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

University of Washington Digital Anatomist Source Information

Web site
http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/projects/da/

Authority
The Digital Anatomist Project was developed and is maintained by the Structural Informatics Group at the University of Washington.

Purpose
Digitial Anatomist is an information system used to represent anatomical structures in a comprehensive and consistent way.

Description
Digital Anatomist consists of the Anatomy taxonomy component and selected structural relationships of the Foundational Model of Anatomy ontology (FMA), which serves as its knowledge base

For more information about FMA in the Metathesaurus, see the FMA source synopsis.

Audience
Digital Anatomistis used by clinicians, educators, and researchers.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
Digital Anatomistwas last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2003.

Sites Consulted

  1. Foundational Model of Anatomy ontology [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Department of Biological Structure, Structural Informatics Group. About FMA; [cited 2010 Mar 15]. Available from: http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/projects/fm/AboutFM.html
  2. The Digital Anatomist Information System [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Department of Biological Structure, Structural Informatics Group; [updated 1999 Jan 26; cited 2010 Mar 15]. Available from: http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/projects/da/.