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noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
Associated concepts: commercial system, governmental system, judicial system, legal system, retirement system
See also: arrangement, array, avenue, bureaucracy, codification, complex, contrivance, course, development, device, doctrine, form, guide, hierarchy, institute, means, method, mode, modus operandi, opportunity, order, plan, practice, procedure, process, program, rule, scheme, strategy, usage
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Butte and Kohane favor using the existing Unified Medical Language System, which consists of more than 1 million biomedical concepts, to vastly simplify the computerized sorting of the thousands of microarray experiments submitted to databases each year.
Additional NLM emphasis has been placed on related initiatives on Integrated Academic Information Management Systems (IAIMS)(14) (Lorenzi, 1992; Anderson & Fuller, 1992) and the development of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) (Humphreys, 1993; Hattery, 1992; Siegel, 1987).
PNDS is an official nursing language recognized by the American Nurses Association and has been incorporated into the Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine.

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