3 Definitions

For the purposes of this standard the following definitions apply.

3.1 Reference model definitions

This part of the Standard is based on the concepts developed in ISO 7498-1 and makes use of the following terms defined in it:

a) Application Entity

b) Service or Layer Service

c) Transfer Syntax

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in ISO 7498-2:

a. Data Confidentiality

Note: The definition is “the property that information is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized individuals, entities or processes.”

b. Data Origin Authentication

Note: The definition is “the corroboration that the source of data received is as claimed.”

c. Data Integrity

Note: The definition is “the property that data has not been altered or destroyed in an unauthorized manner.”

d. Key Management

Note: The definition is “the generation, storage, distribution, deletion, archiving and application of keys in accordance with a security policy.”

3.2 DICOM introduction and overview definitions

This part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.1 of the DICOM Standard:

- Attribute

3.3 DICOM conformance

This part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.2 of the DICOM Standard:

a) Conformance Statement

b) Standard SOP Class

c) Standard Extended SOP Class

d) Specialized SOP Class

e) Private SOP Class

f) Standard Application Profile

g) Augmented Application Profile

h) Private Application Profile

3.4 DICOM information object definitions

This part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.3 of the DICOM Standard:

a) Information Object Definition

b) Basic Directory IOD

c) Basic Directory Information Model

3.5 DICOM data structure and encoding definitions

This part of the standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.5 of the DICOM Standard:

a) Data Element

b) Data Set

3.6 DICOM message exchange definitions

This part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.7 of the DICOM Standard:

a) Service Object Pair (SOP) Class

b) Service Object Pair (SOP) Instance

c) Implementation Class UID

3.7 DICOM media storage and file format definitions

This part of the standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.10 of the DICOM Standard:

a) Application Profile

b) DICOM File Format

c) DICOM File Service

d) DICOM File

e) DICOMDIR File

f) File

g) File ID

h) File Meta Information

i) File-set

j) Media Storage Model

k) Secure DICOM File

l) Secure Media Storage Application Profile

3.8 MEDIA STORAGE APPLICATION PROFILES

This part of the DICOM Standard uses the following definitions:

3.8.1 Application Profile Class

A group of related Application Profiles defined in a single annex to this part.