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nomenclature

Pronunciation: no'men-kla'chur, no-men'kla-chur

Definition: A system of names, as of anatomic structures, molecular entities, or organisms, used in any science.

[L. nomenclatura, a listing of names, fr. nomen, name, + calo, to proclaim]

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