Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System


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Noun1.Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System - relational database of the United States National Library of Medicine for the storage and retrieval of bibliographical information concerning the biomedical literatureMedical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System - relational database of the United States National Library of Medicine for the storage and retrieval of bibliographical information concerning the biomedical literature
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At the NLM, in the mid-1960s he had conducted pioneering work on evaluating the recently introduced medical information retrieval system, MEDLARS (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System), which was one of the first great national (later worldwide) information retrieval systems.
MEDLARS stands for MEDical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System and was developed to computerize the production of Index Medicus, a major printed index to the biomedical literature produced by NLM.
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