What is Terminology?

Definition of Terminology

Vocabulary used in a particular field or subject area. Terms can exist in multiple structures (e.g., keyword and acronym lists, glossaries, taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies).

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Terms of Interest to EPA

The following are of interest to the EPA:

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Terminology Structures

Terms are organized in structured vocabularies based on things like area of interest, usage, or concepts. These include:

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Language of Terminology

See the Terminology Services Glossary.

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