Class: occurrent

Definition: An entity that has temporal parts and that happens, unfolds or develops through time. Sometimes also called perdurants.
Examples: the life of an organism, a surgical operation as processual context for a nosocomical infection, the spatiotemporal context occupied by a process of cellular meiosis, the most interesting part of Van Gogh’s life, the spatiotemporal region occupied by the development of a cancer tumor


Super Classes


Equivalent Classes (Necessary and Sufficient Conditions)

processual_context OR processual_entity OR spatiotemporal_region OR temporal_region

Disjoint Classes



Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

entity, occurrent, processual_context, processual_entity, spatiotemporal_region, temporal_region
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