DICOM PS3.12 2024b - Media Formats and Physical Media for Media Interchange

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 PS3.10 of the DICOM Standard.

Media Storage Application Profile

See Media Storage Application Profile in PS3.10 .

DICOM File Service

See DICOM File Service in PS3.10 .

DICOM File

See DICOM File in PS3.10 .

DICOMDIR File

See DICOMDIR File in PS3.10 .

File

See File in PS3.10 .

File ID

See File ID in PS3.10 .

File-set

See File-set in PS3.10 .

3.2 PC File System

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.

3.3 DICOM Service Class Definitions

This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS3.4 of the DICOM Standard:

Service Object Pair Instance (SOP Instance)

See Service Object Pair Instance in PS3.10 .

DICOM PS3.12 2024b - Media Formats and Physical Media for Media Interchange