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Table 1 Summary of ontology reuse in OHD

From: Structuring, reuse and analysis of electronic dental data using the Oral Health and Disease Ontology

Ontology Classes/relations reused or specialized
Basic Formal Ontology (BFO) upper-level ontology used to coordinate other OBO ontologies
Ontology for General Medical Science (OGMS) [21] health care entities; e.g., patient role, visit, disorder
Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) anatomical entities; e.g., jaw, tooth, tooth surface
Ontology for Biomedical Investigations (OBI) relations between processes to entities; e.g., restoration procedure has specified input some tooth
Information Artifact Ontology (IAO) [22] information entities in the dental health care domain; e.g., billing codes, goals of dental procedures
Ontology of Medically Related Social Entities (OMRSE) [23] gender of patient
Common Anatomy Reference Ontology (CARO) [24] male and female organism