Registry MedlinePlus Health Topics

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues using non-technical terms and language.

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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in MedlinePlus Health Topics should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
002804   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from MedlinePlus Health Topics should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 5 mappings to external registries for medlineplus.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal MEDLINEPLUS
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.bf8dsb logo miriam medlineplus
Name-to-Thing Name-to-Thing logo n2t medlineplus
Prefix Commons prefixcommons MEDLINEPLUS

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE medlineplus:002804 is used to demonstrate the provides available for medlineplus. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
MedlinePlus Health Topics medlineplus
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t