BWMD Domain Ontology

Last uploaded: January 25, 2021
Preferred Name

entity

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001

BFO CLIF specification label

Entity

BFO OWL specification label

entity

editor note

BFO 2 Reference: In all areas of empirical inquiry we encounter general terms of two sorts. First are general terms which refer to universals or types:animaltuberculosissurgical procedurediseaseSecond, are general terms used to refer to groups of entities which instantiate a given universal but do not correspond to the extension of any subuniversal of that universal because there is nothing intrinsic to the entities in question by virtue of which they – and only they – are counted as belonging to the given group. Examples are: animal purchased by the Emperortuberculosis diagnosed on a Wednesdaysurgical procedure performed on a patient from Stockholmperson identified as candidate for clinical trial #2056-555person who is signatory of Form 656-PPVpainting by Leonardo da VinciSuch terms, which represent what are called ‘specializations’ in [81

Entity doesn't have a closure axiom because the subclasses don't necessarily exhaust all possibilites. For example Werner Ceusters 'portions of reality' include 4 sorts, entities (as BFO construes them), universals, configurations, and relations. It is an open question as to whether entities as construed in BFO will at some point also include these other portions of reality. See, for example, 'How to track absolutely everything' at http://www.referent-tracking.com/_RTU/papers/CeustersICbookRevised.pdf

elucidation

An entity is anything that exists or has existed or will exist. (axiom label in BFO2 Reference: [001-001])

example of usage

the Second World War

Julius Caesar

Verdi’s Requiem

your body mass index

isDefinedBy

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/bfo.owl

label

entity

prefixIRI

BFO:0000001

prefLabel

entity

subClassOf

http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#Thing

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http://www.w3.org/ns/prov#Entity MP-SCHM LOOM
http://www.w3.org/ns/prov#Entity PMDCO LOOM
http://semanticscience.org/resource/Entity MM LOOM
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http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MSEO LOOM
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http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MSEO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MSEO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 BWMD-MID LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 BWMD-MID SAME_URI
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http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MSEO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MSEO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 CCO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 CCO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 LPBFO SAME_URI
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MOL_TENSILE LOOM
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BFO_0000001 MOL_TENSILE SAME_URI
https://www.iwm.fraunhofer.de/ontologies/bwmd-ontology#Entity BWMD LOOM
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/STY/T071 STY LOOM
http://www.ifomis.org/bfo/1.0#Entity MATONTO LOOM