Medical Dictionary


noun no·men·cla·ture
\ˈnō-mən-ˌklā-chər also nō-ˈmen-klə-ˌch(ə)r, -ˈmeŋ-, -klə-chər, -klə-ˌt(y)(ə)r\

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
no·men·cla·tur·al \ˌnō-mən-ˈklāch-(ə-)rəl\ adjective
no·men·cla·tur·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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