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no·men·cla·ture

 (nō′mən-klā′chər, nō-mĕn′klə-)
n.
1. A system of names used in an art or science: the nomenclature of mineralogy.
2. The system or procedure of assigning names to groups of organisms as part of a taxonomic classification: the rules of nomenclature in botany.

[Latin nōmenclātūra, from nōmenclātor, nomenclator; see nomenclator.]

no′men·cla′tur·al adj.
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nomenclature

(nəʊˈmɛnklətʃə; US ˈnəʊmənˌkleɪtʃər)
n
the terminology used in a particular science, art, activity, etc
[C17: from Latin nōmenclātūra list of names; see nomenclator]
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no•men•cla•ture

(ˈnoʊ mənˌkleɪ tʃər, noʊˈmɛn klə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

n.
1. a set or system of names or terms, as those of a particular science or art.
2. the names or terms comprising a set or system.
[1600–10; < Latin nōmenclātūra a calling by name]
no`men•cla′tur•al, adj.
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nomenclature

1. a system of names used in the classification of an art or science or other field or subject.
2. a naming system peculiar to a social group. See also books.
See also: Classification
1. a system of names used in the classification of an art or science or other field or subject.
2. a naming system peculiar to a social group. See also books; classification; language; nature.
See also: Names
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nomenclature - a system of words used to name things in a particular disciplinenomenclature - a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
markup language - a set of symbols and rules for their use when doing a markup of a document
toponomy, toponymy - the nomenclature of regional anatomy
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nomenclature

noun terminology, vocabulary, classification, taxonomy, phraseology, codification, locution We owe the modern system of lunar nomenclature to an Italian astronomer.
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Translations
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nomenclature

[nəʊˈmenklətʃəʳ] Nnomenclatura f
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nomenclature

nNomenklatur f
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nomenclature

[nəʊˈmɛnklətʃəʳ] n (frm) → nomenclatura
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no·men·cla·ture

n. nomenclatura, terminología.
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The veterinary anatomic nomenclature (Shaller, 1999) and guide to the dissection of the dog (Evans & Lahunta, 1993) were used.
As pinnipeds are believed to have descended from dog-like carnivores (2), standard carnivores anatomic nomenclature was used for all descriptions (3).