controlled vocabulary

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vocabulary

 [vo-kab´u-lar″e]
a list of words and terms, sometimes accompanied by definitions or translations.
controlled vocabulary an artificial language for the representation of attributes of entities, e.g., subjects of documents.
standardized vocabulary language (def. 3).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

controlled vocabulary

A finite set of values used in a clinical trial that represent the only allowed values for a data item. These values may be codes, text, or numeric.
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Bolea (2005) defines terminological control as the main characteristic of documentation languages and, therefore, documentation techniques, as it allows the representation of concepts deriving from indexing without ambiguities and guaranteeing the use of the same terms to express the same concepts.
5.4 Terminological control and vocabulary control are recommended so as to avoid the destructuring of the information; and