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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.
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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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Ontologies are discussed as one way to bring out the conceptualization of specific pieces of knowledge as well as how they can be used to simplify the understanding of new terminologies when integrated into digital forensics.
As the technological trends in DF keeps changing, new challenges as well as new terminologies are also constantly introduced into the domain.
In this paper, however, we present ontologies as an approach that can be used to generate a common definition, knowledge, and understanding of domain terminologies in digital forensics as also explained by VanRees [9].
Step 2: Mapping efforts between nursing terminologies as well as with other healthcare terminologies must continue.
The American Nurses Association officially recognizes thirteen data element sets and terminologies that support nursing practice (American Nurses Association, 2006) (Table 1).
Communication among healthcare professionals can also be strengthened with mappings between different healthcare terminologies. For example, a patient might forget to mention to the nurse a history of venous thrombosis.
The Berndts present the Oenpelli Kunwinjku terminologies as symmetrical terminologies (1970:82--3).
This paper also considers the kinds of relationships that hold between marriage practices and terminologies within Australia.
Despite efforts to standardize healthcare language and current technological strides to facilitate mappings from disparate terminologies and terminology-related content, there is considerable discord and extensive debate within the healthcare arena regarding which standards should be implemented.
Disparate national and international standards and terminologies can be problematic, delaying proper diagnoses and treatment protocols, placing patients at increased risk and impeding prompt payment.