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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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(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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terminologyVox 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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