HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 2.1.33). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: RigidContainerEntityType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-RigidContainerEntityType
Status:Active as of 2014-03-26

A container having a fixed and inflexible dimensions and volume

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.16152 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 22 concepts

Expansion based on EntityCode v2.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityCode

_IndividualPackageEntityTypeIndividualPackageEntityTypeContainer intended to contain sufficient material for only one use.
AMPAmpuleA small sealed glass container that holds a measured amount of a medicinal substance.
MINIMMinimIndividually dosed ophthalmic solution. One time eye dropper dispenser.
NEBAMPNebuampIndividually dosed inhalation solution.
OVULOvuleA container either glass or plastic and a narrow neck, for storing liquid.
_MultiUseContainerEntityTypeMultiUseContainerEntityTypeA container intended to contain sufficient material for more than one use. (I.e. Material is intended to be removed from the container at more than one discrete time period.)
BOTBottleA container, typically rounded, either glass or plastic with a narrow neck and capable of storing liquid.
BOTAAmber BottleA bottle of yellow to brown color. Used to store light-sensitive materials
BOTDDropper BottleA bottle with a cap designed to release the contained liquid in droplets of a specific size.
BOTGGlass BottleA bottle made of glass
BOTPPlastic BottleA bottle made of plastic
BOTPLYPolyethylene BottleA bottle made of polyethylene
BOXBoxA 6-sided container commonly made from paper or cardboard used for solid forms.
CANCanA metal container in which a material is hermetically sealed to enable storage over long periods.
CARTCartridgeA sealed container of liquid or powder intended to be loaded into a device.
CNSTRCanisterA pressurized metal container holding a substance released as a spray or aerosol.
JARJarA container of glass, earthenware, plastic, etc. Top of the container has a diameter of similar size to the diameter of the container as a whole
JUGJugA deep vessel for holding liquids, with a handle and often with a spout or lip shape for pouring.
TINTinA lidded container made of thin sheet metal.
TUBTubAn open flat bottomed round container.
TUBETubeA long hollow rigid or flexible cylinder. Material is extruded by squeezing the container.
VIALVialA small cylindrical glass for holding liquid medicines.
BLSTRPKBlister PackA bubblepack. Medications sealed individually, separated into doses.
CARDCardA bubble pack card. Multiple individual/separated doses.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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