One or more words designating a concept. See also compound term, entry term, and precoordinated term.
Related terms: compound termA term consisting of more than one word or a phrase that represents a single concept. Compound terms must be constructed according to the guidelines of this Standard. See also bound term and precoordination., entry termThe non-preferred term in a cross reference that leads to a term in a controlled vocabulary. Also known as “lead-in term” In thesauri, the relationship indicator for this type of term is U (USE); its reciprocal is UF (USED FOR). See also preferred term.