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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

UMLS Source Vocabulary Documentation

Choose a UMLS source vocabulary by expanding the list below. Source vocabularies that are updated regularly include comprehensive documentation such as data element statistics, samples, and detailed information on how data elements from a vocabulary are represented in the Metathesaurus.

Alphabetical List

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A  5 sources
B  1 source
Source Last Updated
BI (Beth Israel Problem List) 1999AA
C  12 sources
D  6 sources
F  1 source
Source Last Updated
FMA (Foundational Model of Anatomy) 2011AA
G  2 sources
Source Last Updated
GO (Gene Ontology) 2013AB
GS (Gold Standard Drug Database) 2014AA
H  7 sources
I  30 sources
J  1 source
K  1 source
Source Last Updated
KCD5 (KCD5) 2009AA
L  2 sources
Source Last Updated
LCH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) 1992AA
LNC (LOINC) 2014AA
M  42 sources
N  9 sources
O  2 sources
Source Last Updated
OMIM (OMIM) 2013AB
OMS (Omaha System) 2007AC
P  5 sources
Q  1 source
Source Last Updated
QMR (Quick Medical Reference) 1998AA
R  6 sources
S  8 sources
T  1 source
Source Last Updated
TKMT (TKMT) 2011AB
U  4 sources
Source Last Updated
ULT (UltraSTAR) 1995AA
UMD (UMDNS) 2014AA
USPMG (USP Model Guidelines) 2005AC
UWDA (Digital Anatomist) 2003AC
V  1 source
Source Last Updated
VANDF (National Drug File) 2014AA
W  5 sources

Restriction Categories

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0  61 sources
Source Last Updated
AIR (AI/RHEUM) 1995AA
AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus) 2002AC
AOT (Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus) 2006AD
CCS (Clinical Classifications Software) 2005AC
CHV (CHV) 2012AA
COSTAR (COSTAR) 2002AD
CSP (CRISP Thesaurus) 2006AB
CST (COSTART) 1999AA
CVX (Vaccines Administered) 2013AB
DXP (DXplain) 1995AA
FMA (Foundational Model of Anatomy) 2011AA
GO (Gene Ontology) 2013AB
HCPCS (HCPCS) 2014AA
HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) 2013AB
HL7V2.5 (HL7 Version 2.5) 2005AC
HL7V3.0 (HL7 Version 3.0) 2012AA
ICD10PCS (ICD-10-PCS) 2014AA
ICD9CM (ICD-9-CM) 2013AA
ICPC (ICPC) 1998AA
ICPCBAQ (ICPC Basque) 2000AA
ICPCDAN (ICPC Danish) 1999AA
ICPCDUT (ICPC Dutch) 1999AA
ICPCFIN (ICPC Finnish) 1999AA
ICPCFRE (ICPC French) 2000AA
ICPCGER (ICPC German) 2000AA
ICPCHEB (ICPC Hebrew) 2000AA
ICPCHUN (ICPC Hungarian) 1999AA
ICPCITA (ICPC Italian) 1999AA
ICPCNOR (ICPC Norwegian) 1999AA
ICPCPOR (ICPC Portuguese) 1999AA
ICPCSPA (ICPC Spanish) 2000AA
ICPCSWE (ICPC Swedish) 2000AA
LCH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) 1992AA
LNC (LOINC) 2014AA
MCM (Glossary of Clinical Epidemiologic Terms) 1992AA
MEDLINEPLUS (MedlinePlus) 2014AA
MSH (MeSH) 2014AA
MTH (Metathesaurus Names) 1990AA
MTHFDA (FDA National Drug Code Directory) 2013AB
MTHHH (HCPCS Hierarchical Terms (UMLS)) 2014AA
MTHICD9 (ICD-9-CM Entry Terms) 2013AA
MTHMST (Minimal Standard Terminology (UMLS)) 2002AA
MTHMSTFRE (Minimal Standard Terminology French (UMLS)) 2002AA
MTHMSTITA (Minimal Standard Terminology Italian (UMLS)) 2002AA
MTHSPL (FDA Structured Product Labels) 2014AA
NCBI (NCBI Taxonomy) 2013AB
NCI (NCI Thesaurus) 2013AB
NCISEER (NCI SEER ICD Mappings) 2002AD
NDFRT (National Drug File - Reference Terminology) 2014AA
OMIM (OMIM) 2013AB
PDQ (PDQ) 2007AB
QMR (Quick Medical Reference) 1998AA
RAM (Clinical Concepts by R A Miller) 2000AA
RXNORM (RXNORM) 2014AA
SOP (Source of Payment Typology) 2013AA
SPN (Standard Product Nomenclature) 2004AA
SRC (Source Terminology Names (UMLS)) 1995AA
TKMT (TKMT) 2011AB
USPMG (USP Model Guidelines) 2005AC
UWDA (Digital Anatomist) 2003AC
VANDF (National Drug File) 2014AA
1  7 sources
2  7 sources
3  69 sources
Source Last Updated
ALT (Alternative Billing Concepts) 2009AA
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC)-classification system) 2014AA
CCPSS (Clinical Problem Statements) 2000AA
CDT (Current Dental Terminology) 2014AA
CPT (CPT) 2014AA
CPTSP (CPT Spanish) 2001AC
DDB (Diseases Database) 2001AA
DSM3R (DSM-III-R) 1990AA
DSM4 (DSM-IV) 1995AA
GS (Gold Standard Drug Database) 2014AA
HCDT (Current Dental Terminology in HCPCS) 2014AA
HCPT (CPT in HCPCS) 2014AA
HLREL (ICPC2E ICD10 Relationships) 2001AA
ICD10 (ICD-10) 2004AB
ICD10AE (ICD-10 Am Engl) 1998AA
ICD10AM (ICD-10 Austral Mod) 2000AB
ICD10AMAE (ICD-10 Austral Mod Am Engl) 2002AD
ICD10DUT (ICD10, Dutch Translation) 2004AB
ICNP (ICNP) 2013AB
ICPC2EDUT (ICPC2E Dutch) 2004AB
ICPC2EENG (ICPC2E) 2004AB
ICPC2ICD10DUT (ICPC2-ICD10ENG Thesaurus Dutch) 2005AB
ICPC2ICD10ENG (ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus) 2005AB
ICPC2P (ICPC-2 PLUS) 2006AB
KCD5 (KCD5) 2009AA
MDDB (Master Drug Data Base) 2014AA
MDR (MedDRA) 2014AA
MDRCZE (MedDRA Czech) 2014AA
MDRDUT (MedDRA Dutch) 2014AA
MDRFRE (MedDRA French) 2014AA
MDRGER (MedDRA German) 2014AA
MDRHUN (MedDRA Hungarian) 2014AA
MDRITA (MedDRA Italian) 2014AA
MDRJPN (MedDRA Japanese) 2014AA
MDRPOR (MedDRA Portuguese) 2014AA
MDRSPA (MedDRA Spanish) 2014AA
MEDCIN (MEDCIN) 2014AA
MMX (Micromedex) 2014AA
MSHCZE (MeSH Czech) 2014AA
MSHDUT (MeSH Dutch) 2005AB
MSHFIN (MeSH Finnish) 2008AA
MSHFRE (MeSH French) 2014AA
MSHGER (MeSH German) 2014AA
MSHITA (MeSH Italian) 2014AA
MSHJPN (MeSH Japanese) 2011AB
MSHLAV (MeSH Latvian) 2012AA
MSHNOR (MeSH Norwegian) 2014AA
MSHPOL (MeSH Polish) 2013AA
MSHPOR (MeSH Portuguese) 2014AA
MSHRUS (MeSH Russian) 2014AA
MSHSCR (MeSH Croatian) 2014AA
MSHSPA (MeSH Spanish) 2014AA
MSHSWE (MeSH Swedish) 2010AA
MTHICPC2EAE (ICPC2E Am Engl) 2004AB
MTHICPC2ICD10AE (ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus, Am Engl) 2005AB
NAN (Classification of Nursing Diagnoses) 2004AB
NDDF (FDB MedKnowledge) 2014AA
NEU (Neuronames Brain Hierarchy) 2013AB
NIC (Nursing Interventions Classification) 2007AA
NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification) 2007AB
PCDS (Patient Care Data Set) 1999AA
PNDS (PNDS) 2011AA
PPAC (Pharmacy Practice Activity Classification) 1999AA
PSY (Psychological Index Terms) 2005AB
RCD (Read Codes) 2000AA
RCDAE (Read Codes Am Engl) 2000AA
RCDSA (Read Codes Am Synth) 2000AA
RCDSY (Read Codes Synth) 2000AA
ULT (UltraSTAR) 1995AA
4  3 sources
9  5 sources

*as of current UMLS.
Source vocabularies in Category 4 are free for use in the United States. Category 3 rules apply for all other uses

Languages

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Basque  1 source
Source Last Updated
ICPCBAQ (ICPC Basque) 2000AA
Croatian  1 source
Source Last Updated
MSHSCR (MeSH Croatian) 2014AA
Czech  2 sources
Source Last Updated
MDRCZE (MedDRA Czech) 2014AA
MSHCZE (MeSH Czech) 2014AA
Danish  1 source
Source Last Updated
ICPCDAN (ICPC Danish) 1999AA
Dutch  6 sources
English  100 sources
Source Last Updated
AIR (AI/RHEUM) 1995AA
ALT (Alternative Billing Concepts) 2009AA
AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus) 2002AC
AOT (Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus) 2006AD
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC)-classification system) 2014AA
BI (Beth Israel Problem List) 1999AA
CCC (Clinical Care Classification) 2012AA
CCPSS (Clinical Problem Statements) 2000AA
CCS (Clinical Classifications Software) 2005AC
CDT (Current Dental Terminology) 2014AA
CHV (CHV) 2012AA
COSTAR (COSTAR) 2002AD
CPM (Medical Entities Dictionary) 2003AC
CPT (CPT) 2014AA
CSP (CRISP Thesaurus) 2006AB
CST (COSTART) 1999AA
CVX (Vaccines Administered) 2013AB
DDB (Diseases Database) 2001AA
DSM3R (DSM-III-R) 1990AA
DSM4 (DSM-IV) 1995AA
DXP (DXplain) 1995AA
FMA (Foundational Model of Anatomy) 2011AA
GO (Gene Ontology) 2013AB
GS (Gold Standard Drug Database) 2014AA
HCDT (Current Dental Terminology in HCPCS) 2014AA
HCPCS (HCPCS) 2014AA
HCPT (CPT in HCPCS) 2014AA
HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) 2013AB
HL7V2.5 (HL7 Version 2.5) 2005AC
HL7V3.0 (HL7 Version 3.0) 2012AA
HLREL (ICPC2E ICD10 Relationships) 2001AA
ICD10 (ICD-10) 2004AB
ICD10AE (ICD-10 Am Engl) 1998AA
ICD10AM (ICD-10 Austral Mod) 2000AB
ICD10AMAE (ICD-10 Austral Mod Am Engl) 2002AD
ICD10CM (ICD-10-CM) 2014AA
ICD10PCS (ICD-10-PCS) 2014AA
ICD9CM (ICD-9-CM) 2013AA
ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) 2009AA
ICF-CY (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth) 2009AA
ICNP (ICNP) 2013AB
ICPC (ICPC) 1998AA
ICPC2EENG (ICPC2E) 2004AB
ICPC2ICD10ENG (ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus) 2005AB
ICPC2P (ICPC-2 PLUS) 2006AB
JABL (Congenital Mental Retardation Syndromes) 2000AA
LCH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) 1992AA
LNC (LOINC) 2014AA
MCM (Glossary of Clinical Epidemiologic Terms) 1992AA
MDDB (Master Drug Data Base) 2014AA
MDR (MedDRA) 2014AA
MEDCIN (MEDCIN) 2014AA
MEDLINEPLUS (MedlinePlus) 2014AA
MMSL (Multum) 2014AA
MMX (Micromedex) 2014AA
MSH (MeSH) 2014AA
MTH (Metathesaurus Names) 1990AA
MTHFDA (FDA National Drug Code Directory) 2013AB
MTHHH (HCPCS Hierarchical Terms (UMLS)) 2014AA
MTHICD9 (ICD-9-CM Entry Terms) 2013AA
MTHICPC2EAE (ICPC2E Am Engl) 2004AB
MTHICPC2ICD10AE (ICPC2-ICD10 Thesaurus, Am Engl) 2005AB
MTHMST (Minimal Standard Terminology (UMLS)) 2002AA
MTHSPL (FDA Structured Product Labels) 2014AA
NAN (Classification of Nursing Diagnoses) 2004AB
NCBI (NCBI Taxonomy) 2013AB
NCI (NCI Thesaurus) 2013AB
NCISEER (NCI SEER ICD Mappings) 2002AD
NDDF (FDB MedKnowledge) 2014AA
NDFRT (National Drug File - Reference Terminology) 2014AA
NEU (Neuronames Brain Hierarchy) 2013AB
NIC (Nursing Interventions Classification) 2007AA
NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification) 2007AB
OMIM (OMIM) 2013AB
OMS (Omaha System) 2007AC
PCDS (Patient Care Data Set) 1999AA
PDQ (PDQ) 2007AB
PNDS (PNDS) 2011AA
PPAC (Pharmacy Practice Activity Classification) 1999AA
PSY (Psychological Index Terms) 2005AB
QMR (Quick Medical Reference) 1998AA
RAM (Clinical Concepts by R A Miller) 2000AA
RCD (Read Codes) 2000AA
RCDAE (Read Codes Am Engl) 2000AA
RCDSA (Read Codes Am Synth) 2000AA
RCDSY (Read Codes Synth) 2000AA
RXNORM (RXNORM) 2014AA
SNM (SNOMED 1982) 1991AA
SNMI (SNOMED Intl 1998) 1999AA
SNOMEDCT_US (SNOMED Clinical Terms US Edition) 2014AA
SNOMEDCT_VET (The Veterinary Extension to SNOMED CT) 2014AA
SOP (Source of Payment Typology) 2013AA
SPN (Standard Product Nomenclature) 2004AA
SRC (Source Terminology Names (UMLS)) 1995AA
ULT (UltraSTAR) 1995AA
UMD (UMDNS) 2014AA
USPMG (USP Model Guidelines) 2005AC
UWDA (Digital Anatomist) 2003AC
VANDF (National Drug File) 2014AA
WHO (WHOART) 1999AA
Finnish  2 sources
Source Last Updated
ICPCFIN (ICPC Finnish) 1999AA
MSHFIN (MeSH Finnish) 2008AA
French  5 sources
German  6 sources
Hebrew  1 source
Source Last Updated
ICPCHEB (ICPC Hebrew) 2000AA
Hungarian  2 sources
Source Last Updated
ICPCHUN (ICPC Hungarian) 1999AA
MDRHUN (MedDRA Hungarian) 2014AA
Italian  4 sources
Japanese  2 sources
Source Last Updated
MDRJPN (MedDRA Japanese) 2014AA
MSHJPN (MeSH Japanese) 2011AB
Korean  2 sources
Source Last Updated
KCD5 (KCD5) 2009AA
TKMT (TKMT) 2011AB
Latvian  1 source
Source Last Updated
MSHLAV (MeSH Latvian) 2012AA
Norwegian  2 sources
Source Last Updated
ICPCNOR (ICPC Norwegian) 1999AA
MSHNOR (MeSH Norwegian) 2014AA
Polish  1 source
Source Last Updated
MSHPOL (MeSH Polish) 2013AA
Portuguese  4 sources
Russian  1 source
Source Last Updated
MSHRUS (MeSH Russian) 2014AA
Spanish  6 sources
Swedish  2 sources
Source Last Updated
ICPCSWE (ICPC Swedish) 2000AA
MSHSWE (MeSH Swedish) 2010AA