Release 4 Code System

Clinical Genomics Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Chromosome number for human.

Committee:Clinical Genomics Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1086 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Chromosome number for human.

This code system defines the following codes:

1 chromosome 1chromosome 1.
2 chromosome 2chromosome 2.
3 chromosome 3chromosome 3.
4 chromosome 4chromosome 4.
5 chromosome 5chromosome 5.
6 chromosome 6chromosome 6.
7 chromosome 7chromosome 7.
8 chromosome 8chromosome 8.
9 chromosome 9chromosome 9.
10 chromosome 10chromosome 10.
11 chromosome 11chromosome 11.
12 chromosome 12chromosome 12.
13 chromosome 13chromosome 13.
14 chromosome 14chromosome 14.
15 chromosome 15chromosome 15.
16 chromosome 16chromosome 16.
17 chromosome 17chromosome 17.
18 chromosome 18chromosome 18.
19 chromosome 19chromosome 19.
20 chromosome 20chromosome 20.
21 chromosome 21chromosome 21.
22 chromosome 22chromosome 22.
X chromosome Xchromosome X.
Y chromosome Ychromosome Y.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code