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curator note

Note that it would be possible to use the relation to label the relationship between a near infinite number of structures - between the rings of saturn and my left earlobe. The intent is that this is used for parsiomoniously for disambiguation purposes - for example, between siblings in a jointly exhaustive pairwise disjointness hierarchy

definition

A is spatially_disjoint_from B if and only if they have no parts in common

definition source

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22293552

editor note

There are two ways to encode this as a shortcut relation. The other possibility to use an annotation assertion between two classes, and expand this to a disjointness axiom.

expand expression to

BFO_0000051 exactly 0 (BFO_0000050 some ?Y)

has curation status

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/IAO_0000125

seeAlso

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/wiki/Part-disjointness-Design-Pattern

temporal interpretation

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0001901

term editor

Chris Mungall

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