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  "id" : "StructureMap-transform",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "extensions",
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    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm",
    "valueInteger" : 2
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    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status",
    "valueCode" : "trial-use"
  },
  {
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg",
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  "date" : "2024-07-04T21:48:51+00:00",
  "publisher" : "HL7 International / FHIR Infrastructure",
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    }]
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  "jurisdiction" : [{
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Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.