Simple Definition of nomenclature
: a system of names for things especially in science
Full Definition of nomenclature
Examples of nomenclature
the nomenclatures of zoology and chemistry
<the nomenclature, “tuxedo,” derives from the fact that the jacket first became popular in the resort area of Tuxedo Park, New York>
Origin of nomenclature
Latin nomenclatura assigning of names, from nomen + calatus, past participle of calare
First Known Use: 1610
Medical Definition of nomenclature
: a system of terms used in a particular science; especially : an international system of standardized New Latin names used in biology for kinds and groups of kinds of animals and plants—see binomial nomenclature
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