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database

 [da´tah-bās″]
a collection of data or information. In online information retrieval, a collection of index records in machine readable form.
bibliographic database a database containing bibliographic records.
full text database a database containing the complete text of a source document such as a legal decision, news story, journal article, or other primary source.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

database

A collection of data or information, typically organised alphanumerically for ease and speed of search and retrieval.
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database

Register Clinical trials Any repository–often computerized for observations and related information about a group of Pts–eg, adult males living in Göteborg or a disease–eg, HTN or an intervention–eg, antihypertensives or other events or characteristics Informatics An aggregation of records or other data that is updatable; DBs manage and archive large amounts of information; a pool of information that can be accessed or retrieved by any of the parameters or 'fields' used for data entry–eg, Pt name, medical record number, date of admission, date of surgery, etc. See Administrative database, ADROIT database, Curated database, Factual database, Hazardous Substances & Health Effects Database, LOINC database, Medical error superdatabase, Relational database, SAGE database.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about database

Q. where is the greatest data base of Fibromyalgia over the net? do someone know the address ? will i find all my answers there ? is it like here where you can chat with other patient ?

A. i looked for information about Fibromyalgia all around the web and the best site gathering reliable information on it is:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

gives you every web page about it and with a quality stamp :)


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ACM curriculum 2001, 2008 and 2013 proposes linked list as major topic in courses such as fundamental of data structures, data structures and algorithms, parallel algorithms and system programming (Roberts et al., 1999).
Redis shines in the caching use case because of its high throughput and low latency, but even more so because of its data structures, built-in object expiry and multiple eviction policies.
The first one was before the demo class of visualized course of "data structure", second survey after demo classes and the third survey from mixed students of different departments & schools.
Application of cloud data structure in audit system evaluation
That a particular bit sometimes belongs to one data structure and at another time belongs to another data structure is very common in practice.
Learning data structures is a complex issue for many students (Hartmann & Hopcroft, 1971; Marti, Ortega, & Verdejo, 2003; Pena, 2005).
In this paper, we present an efficient data structure to handle such online queries in the prefix or suffix of a given text in optimal time.
If (or let us say when) they begin to feed fine-grained end-user information from the manufacturers and distributors into this data structure, they will even be able to derive an independent estimate of your true costs on each case.
In confirmatory factor analysis, the model is based on a previous data structure and theory.