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Table 1 The upper classes of IDOMAL

From: IDOMAL: an ontology for malaria

Class Number of terms Contents summary
condition 45 clinical features of malaria host (e.g. symptoms and signs, etc.)
disposition 77 infectious disease (malaria - > transmission, progression - > clinical manifestation, etc.
fiat process part 121 mostly vector-related "processes"
object 1148 a) abiotic objects (chemical compounds, including insecticides, antimalarials), screening material, environmental/geographic features, etc.
   b) biotic objects (anatomical structures, host -, vector - and parasite species, etc.)
object aggregate 89 populations (host, vector, parasite), protein complexes
process 1320 processes of malaria, host, vector, parasites, populations, combination therapy, diagnostic tests, etc.
process boundary 2  
quality 253 qualities of malaria, environment, host, vector, parasites and populations
role 576 roles of biological and chemical substances (e.g. drugs, enzymes, factors, etc.), parasites, breeding sites
spatiotemporal region 6  
temporal region 5  
  1. The table lists the upper classes of the ontology and includes, only for the heavily populated ones, a summary of the main contents of the class. The numbers denote the number of terms found in each one of the classes.