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Frontiers of Medicine

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ISSN 2095-0225(Online)

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Front. Med.    2014, Vol. 8 Issue (3) : 358-361     DOI: 10.1007/s11684-014-0348-9
RESEARCH ARTICLE |
Ontological reconstruction of the clinical terminology of traditional Chinese medicine
Li Ma1,2,Baoyan Liu1,*(),Qi Xie1,Shusong Mao2,Zhiwei Cui2
1. China Academy of Chinese Medicine Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
2. Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan 430064, China
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Abstract  

This study proposes the ontological reconstruction of the current clinical terminology of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It also provides an overview of preliminary work related to the said reconstruction, including the ontology-based analysis of TCM clinical terminology. We conclude that the ontological reconstruction of TCM clinical terminology provides a proper translation from the idealized organizational model to real-world implementation and to a formalized, shared, and knowledge-based framework.

Keywords ontology      traditional Chinese medicine      clinical terminology     
Corresponding Authors: Baoyan Liu   
Online First Date: 15 August 2014    Issue Date: 09 October 2014
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http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/10.1007/s11684-014-0348-9     OR     http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/Y2014/V8/I3/358
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