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Secondary structure

A secondary structure is superimposed over the primary, aiming to capture the medical intuition of disease or disorder. The category labelled Phenomenon represents the disjunction of those categories which can be observed. Disease, in GALEN, is defined as:

(Phenomenon which hasPathologicalStatus pathological)
  name PathologicalPhenomenon.

Some of the categories that can be found below PathologicalPhenomenon are show below:

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