Definition of Terminology

1. Noun. A system of words used to name things in a particular discipline. "The language of sociology"

Exact synonyms: Language, Nomenclature
Generic synonyms: Word
Specialized synonyms: Markup Language, Toponomy, Toponymy
Derivative terms: Terminological



Definition of Terminology

1. n. The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms.

Definition of Terminology

1. Noun. The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms, a system of specialized terms. ¹

2. Noun. The set of terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Terminology

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Medical Definition of Terminology

1. 1. The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms. 2. The terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry. "The barbarous effect produced by a German structure of sentence, and a terminology altogether new." (De Quincey) Origin: L. Terminus term: cf. F. Terminologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terminology

termini
termini ad quem
termini generales
terminism
terminist
terminists
termino-terminal anastomosis
terminographer
terminography
terminological
terminological inexactitude
terminologically
terminologies
terminologist
terminologists
terminology (current term)
terminomic
terminomics
terminus
terminus a quo
terminus ad quem
terminus ante quem
terminus post quem
terminuses
termitaria
termitaries
termitarium
termitary
termite
termites

Literary usage of Terminology

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1. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"These findings point to real problems with the terminology of pathogen status. ... The results of the terminology morass are (1) there is no universal ..."

2. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"With the aid of explanatory diagrams the terminology used in this volume is ... The discussion of shore terminology leads inevitably to a consideration of ..."

3. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"CHAPTER IV terminology AND CLASSIFICATION OF SHORES Advance Summary. — Before undertaking a systematic discussion of shoreline development it is important ..."

4. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The advantage to the child who finds a complete number terminology developed is very great. The more perfect this terminology for purposes of expressing ..."

5. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The advantage to the child who finds a complete number terminology developed- is very great. The more perfect this terminology for purposes of expressing ..."

6. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The advantage to the child who finds a complete number terminology developed is very great. The more perfect this terminology for purposes of expressing ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1880)
"In the terminology of the male fecundating organs very little change is necessary. The cell or more complicated structure in which the mule element is ..."

8. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Linnaan Reform of Botanical terminology. IT must be recollected that I designate as terminology, the system of terms employed in the description of objects ..."

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