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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 ?

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http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

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


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Navigate to the location of the target database (under Directories: c:\) and then, under Database Name, click on demonstration.mdb and on OK to open the Query Wizard--Choose Columns dialog box (exhibit 4, page 54).
Not only did some prospective students enroll, subsequently appearing in two databases, but alumni tended to send their children to the school as well--meaning a parent could conceivably land in all three databases.
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Adding weekly database exercises to the laboratory manual: The librarians enhanced the laboratory manual for HSMP by adding descriptions and exercises for use of online journal databases subscribed to by the library.
Lee Phillips, the company's vice president for compliance and auditing practice, noted in an interview that the Oracle release follows that of Entegra for Microsoft SQL databases in March 2003.
In the context of molecular biology, this has typically meant that authors of papers describing a newly sequenced genome, gene, or protein must deposit the primary data into a permanent, public data repository such as the sequence databases maintained by the DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ), the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).