MedicalEntity Type

The most generic type of entity related to health and the practice of medicine.

Own Properties
Properties of @schema/Medical­EntityExpected TypeDescription
@schema/code

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

A medical guideline related to this entity.

@schema/legal­Status or 

The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.

@schema/medicine­System

The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.

@schema/recognizing­Authority

If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.

@schema/relevant­Specialty

If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.

@schema/study

A medical study or trial related to this entity.

Inherited Properties
Properties inherited from @schema/ThingExpected TypeDescription
@schema/additional­Type

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

An alias for the item.

@schema/description

A description of the item.

@schema/disambiguating­Description

A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.

@schema/identifier or 

The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of [[Thing]], such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.

@schema/image or 

An image of the item. This can be a [[URL]] or a fully described [[ImageObject]].

@schema/main­Entity­Of­Page or 

Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.

@schema/name

The name of the item.

@schema/potential­Action

Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.

@schema/same­As

URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.

@schema/subject­Of or 

A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing.

@schema/url

URL of the item.