arrow

From NeuroLex

Jump to: navigation, search



Role

Name: Role
Description: A realizable entity (snap:RealizableEntity) the manifestation of which brings about some result or end that is not essential to a continuant (snap:Continuant) in virtue of the kind of thing that it is but that can be served or participated in by that kind of continuant (snap:Continuant) in some kinds of natural, social or institutional contexts., Examples: the role of a person as a surgeon, the role of a chemical compound in an experiment, the role of a patient relative as defined by a hospital administrative form, the role of a woman as a legal mother in the context of system of laws, the role of a biological grandfather as legal guardian in the context of a system of laws, the role of ingested matter in digestion, the role of a student in a university
Super-category: Realizable entity
*Id: Role
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF


Contributors

Admin, Memartone, Nifbot2



bookmark

*Note: Neurolex imports many terms and their ids from existing community ontologies, e.g., the Gene Ontology. Neurolex, however, is a dynamic site and any content beyond the identifier should not be presumed to reflect the content or views of the source ontology. Users should consult with the authoritative source for each ontology for current information.

Facts about RoleRDF feed
CommentThe BFO distinguishes between roles, functions and dispositions. For simplicity's sake for the Neurolex, we are lumping these together as "roles". However, these may be subdivided accordingingly in NIFSTD or any other BFO compliant ontology
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA realizable entity (snap:RealizableEntity A realizable entity (snap:RealizableEntity) the manifestation of which brings about some result or end that is not essential to a continuant (snap:Continuant) in virtue of the kind of thing that it is but that can be served or participated in by that kind of continuant (snap:Continuant) in some kinds of natural, social or institutional contexts., Examples: the role of a person as a surgeon, the role of a chemical compound in an experiment, the role of a patient relative as defined by a hospital administrative form, the role of a woman as a legal mother in the context of system of laws, the role of a biological grandfather as legal guardian in the context of a system of laws, the role of ingested matter in digestion, the role of a student in a university ion, the role of a student in a university
IdRole  +
LabelRole  +
ModifiedDate24 July 2009  +
SuperCategoryRealizable entity  +