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terminology

 [ter″mĭ-nol´ah-je]
1. the vocabulary of an art or science.
2. the science that deals with the investigation, arrangement, and construction of terms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

terminology

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(1) A set of concepts, designations and relationships for a specialised subject area.
(2) In the context of clinical trials, terminology refers to a standardised, finite set of terms (e.g., picklists, MedDRA codes) used to denote patient findings, circumstances, events and interventions.
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terminology

Vox populi A body of names assigned to or used for a particular type of thing. See Current procedural terminology, Dictionary, Lexicon, Nomina Anatomica, Terminologia Anatomica.
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More direct, accurate terminology would help to re-anchor the increasingly murky, evanescent world of e-tailing in the real world by restoring the English language to the position it once occupied as an effective communications device.
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More accurate terminology may help an ethics committee to clarify the effect it wishes to have within the institution and to understand more realistically its potential legal role.
We should use more accurate terminology, such as "sex with a condom" and "sex without a condom." If condom use is reported, then the physician must inquire about consistency of use and correctness of use.