3 Definitions

For the purposes of this standard, the following definitions apply.

3.1 DICOM media storage and file format definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in NEMA PS 3.10 of the DICOM Standard.

a) Application Profile

b) DICOM File Service

c) DICOM File

d) DICOMDIR File

e) File

f) File ID

g) File-set

3.2 PC file system

A PC file system is commonly used for storing and exchanging files on removable media. This file system is available as either standard or optional software for most models of personal computers. It is available as standard or optional software for most models of workstations. A public domain implementation of this file system, known as "mtools," was developed by the U.S. Army and is available from various public servers on the Internet.