AnatomicalStructure

schema:Thing > schema:MedicalEntity > schema:AnatomicalStructure

Any part of the human body, typically a component of an anatomical system. Organs, tissues, and cells are all anatomical structures.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from schema:AnatomicalStructure
schema:associatedPathophysiology schema:Text If applicable, a description of the pathophysiology associated with the anatomical system, including potential abnormal changes in the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the system.
schema:bodyLocation schema:Text Location in the body of the anatomical structure.
schema:connectedTo schema:AnatomicalStructure Other anatomical structures to which this structure is connected.
schema:diagram schema:ImageObject An image containing a diagram that illustrates the structure and/or its component substructures and/or connections with other structures.
schema:function schema:Text Function of the anatomical structure.
schema:partOfSystem schema:AnatomicalSystem The anatomical or organ system that this structure is part of.
schema:relatedCondition schema:MedicalCondition A medical condition associated with this anatomy.
schema:relatedTherapy schema:MedicalTherapy A medical therapy related to this anatomy.
schema:subStructure schema:AnatomicalStructure Component (sub-)structure(s) that comprise this anatomical structure.
Properties from schema:MedicalEntity
schema:code schema:MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
schema:guideline schema:MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
schema:medicineSystem schema:MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
schema:recognizingAuthority schema:Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
schema:relevantSpecialty schema:MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
schema:study schema:MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from schema:Thing
schema:additionalType schema:URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
schema:alternateName schema:Text An alias for the item.
schema:description schema:Text A short description of the item.
schema:image schema:URL  or
schema:ImageObject 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
schema:name schema:Text The name of the item.
schema:potentialAction schema:Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
schema:sameAs schema:URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
schema:url schema:URL URL of the item.


Instances of schema:AnatomicalStructure may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
schema:arterialBranch schema:Artery The branches that comprise the arterial structure.
schema:associatedAnatomy schema:PhysicalActivity  or
schema:MedicalCondition 
The anatomy of the underlying organ system or structures associated with this entity.
schema:branch schema:Nerve The branches that delineate from the nerve bundle.
schema:comprisedOf schema:AnatomicalSystem The underlying anatomical structures, such as organs, that comprise the anatomical system.
schema:connectedTo schema:AnatomicalStructure Other anatomical structures to which this structure is connected.
schema:insertion schema:Muscle The place of attachment of a muscle, or what the muscle moves.
schema:origin schema:Muscle The place or point where a muscle arises.
schema:regionDrained schema:LymphaticVessel  or
schema:Vein 
The anatomical or organ system drained by this vessel; generally refers to a specific part of an organ.
schema:relatedAnatomy schema:SuperficialAnatomy Anatomical systems or structures that relate to the superficial anatomy.
schema:relatedStructure schema:AnatomicalSystem Related anatomical structure(s) that are not part of the system but relate or connect to it, such as vascular bundles associated with an organ system.
schema:sensoryUnit schema:Nerve The neurological pathway extension that inputs and sends information to the brain or spinal cord.
schema:source schema:Artery The anatomical or organ system that the artery originates from.
schema:subStructure schema:AnatomicalStructure Component (sub-)structure(s) that comprise this anatomical structure.
schema:supplyTo schema:Artery The area to which the artery supplies blood.
schema:tributary schema:Vein The anatomical or organ system that the vein flows into; a larger structure that the vein connects to.

More specific Types
  • schema:Bone
  • schema:BrainStructure
  • schema:Joint
  • schema:Ligament
  • schema:Muscle
  • schema:Nerve
  • schema:Vessel

    Prefixes used:

  • schema: http://schema.org/
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