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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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Many biological terms have synonyms and it is possible to have a document that contains synonyms of the two terms entered in the search query or that contains one term and the synonym of the other term during the searching process.
al-Dawahi actually includes additions originating from a very similar collection of synonyms with the same title composed by Abu l-'Abbas Muhammad b.
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The CD-ROM contains about 75,000 trade name chemicals linked to generic chemicals, offering more than 16,000 chemical monographs that profile chemicals, lists their generic chemical and trade name synonyms, and lists the trade names that contain these chemicals and one or more of the trade names' major components.
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More intriguing was the literary context of the installation, outlined in the essay "The pussy--past and present," written by Gianfranco Sanguinetti for the book, Accompanying the 1,724 synonyms, reproduced in embossed form so as to be "read" by the fingertips, the essay draws on (male) writers who have addressed the subject of women's genitalia.
It can identify and compare over 300,000 different biomedical terms along with their spelling variations, synonyms, and acronyms, A network of these "co-mentions" is created and then analyzed by a statistical program to find indirect or implicit connections.
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On the other hand, some words don't have synonyms that carry the exact meaning or emphasis of the words they replace.