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 for terminology
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Terminology \Ter`mi*nol"o*gy\, n. [L. terminus term + -logy: cf.
     F. terminologie.]
     1. The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations;
        a treatise on terms.
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     2. The terms actually used in any business, art, science, or
        the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the
        terminology of chemistry.
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              The barbarous effect produced by a German structure
              of sentence, and a terminology altogether new. --De
                                                    Quincey.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  terminology
      n 1: a system of words used to name things in a particular
           discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature";
           "the language of sociology" [syn: terminology,
           nomenclature, language]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "terminology":
     antonomasia, argot, binomial nomenclature, biosystematics,
     biosystematy, cant, class, classification, dictionary, family,
     gazetteer, genus, gibberish, glossary, glossology, gobbledygook,
     gradus, jargon, kingdom, language, lexicon, lingo, locutions,
     nomenclator, nomenclature, onomastics, onomatology, order,
     orismology, palaver, phraseology, phrasing, phylum, place-names,
     place-naming, polyonymy, promptorium, shoptalk, species,
     systematics, taxonomy, terms, thesaurus, toponymy, trinomialism,
     vocabulary, word list, wording, words
  
  

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