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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.

terminology

Informatics
(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.

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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Our goal was to let them get their terminology any way they want it, without getting in the way."
On the other hand, clinical language has numerous terms not included in the official anatomical terminology, adding yet further and unnecessary difficulty to the learning process.
To evaluate if the appearance of external genitals had an impact on families' preference for the terminology, we divided patients into two groups; those who have atypical genitals and those that do not (8).
The semantic annotation process is an act of expressing knowledge about a particular resource, terminology or phrase.
The database includes scientific and medical research terminology, as well as sensitive or neutral terminology for sexual behavior, sexual relationships, and reproductive health issues.
--German Terminology Association (DTT) (1987, Vokieciu terminologijos asociacija);
Delyth Prys, head of the unit, said: "At first we were only involved in standardisation of terminology, but while launching our Guidelines for Using Disability Terminology back in 2001, a blind delegate at the event commented that there was a need for far more than standard terminology, and that what was truly needed was a computer that spoke Welsh.
Umbilical-spinous line: a morphological term that should be included in the anatomical terminology
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The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine--Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) is the terminology required for the capture of problem lists under Stage 2, causing some concern among clinicians and executives who have not previously considered how SNOMED will play a role in their IT strategies.