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Table of Contents: 2013 SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER No. 394


New UTS API Methods

New UTS API Methods. NLM Tech Bull. 2013 Jul-Aug;(393):b6.

2013 October 17 [posted]

The UMLS Terminology Services (UTS) API has six new methods:

  • getConceptDefinitions() - Retrieves source-provided definition(s) for a given conceptId.
  • getUpdatedSourcesByVersion() - Retrieves all updated sources in a given UMLS release
  • getAllRootSourceFamilies() - Retrieves all source families present in a given UMLS release
  • getRootSourcesByFamily() - Gets all sources associated with a source family
  • getRootSourcesByRestrictionLevel() - Retrieves all root sources for a given restriction level
  • getRootSourcesByLanguage() - Retrieves all sources that are provided in a particular language

To learn more about the UTS API, see:

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