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Table 1 TCM ontology categories. The initial categories defined in the TCM ontology corresponding to the sub-domains of TCM.

From: Towards Semantic e-Science for Traditional Chinese Medicine

Categories
The Basic Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The Doctrines of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Relevant Science
Chinese Materia Medica (Herbal Medicine)
Formula of Herbal Medicine
Humanities
Medicinal Propagation and Other Resources
Cause and Mechanism of Disease and Diagnosis
Therapeutic Principles and Treatments
Informatics and Philology
Acupuncture
Prevention
Diseases