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syn·o·nym

(sin'ŏ-nim),
In biologic nomenclature, a term used to denote one of two or more names for the same species or taxonomic group (taxon).

synonym

(sĭn′ə-nĭm′)
n.
Biology One of two or more scientific names that have been applied to the same species or other taxonomic group.

syn′o·nym′ic, syn′o·nym′i·cal adj.
syn′o·nym′i·ty n.

synonym

(in taxonomy) any of a list of different names for the same taxon.

synonym

an alternative name for the same disease, sign, bacteria, etc. A key word or sign may have a number of synonyms.
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For example, an English absolute synonym plug-in would compare each word of a cover text to the synonym dictionary of T-Lex.
al-Dawahi actually includes additions originating from a very similar collection of synonyms with the same title composed by Abu l-'Abbas Muhammad b.
The resource contains more than 15,000 chemical monographs, 48,000 chemical synonyms, 53,000 trade name equivalents, 4,000 chemical manufacturers, as well as a comprehensive functional/application index.
Finally, Kleparski (1997) carries out the analysis of semantic developments of ME and EModE synonyms of GIRL/YOUNG WOMAN.
The word sex, for example, is provided synonyms meaning only "gender designation.
To take advantage of the synonym matching capability, MeSH terms must be included for each record in the input files A and C.
In some systems, a given synonym can retrieve any number of index terms.
Though Borgmann referred to such constructions as synonym chains, I think it more fitting to call them higher-order contronyms, since they are really just a generalization of this much older phenomenon, and since there is nothing about the term "synonym chain" which implies that the ends must be opposites.
This is where Google's JavaScript to Dart Synonym app comes in.
Material is indexed by chemical name and synonym, CAS Registry number, and EINECS number.
For example, "quisling" appears in the dictionary as a synonym for traitor.