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Nomenclature refers to a method of assigning (unique) names.

In biology:

In astronomy:

  • Planetary nomenclature
  • International Astronomical Union

In chemistry

  • IUPAC nomenclature, for chemical compounds
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

See also

  • Harmonized System (used in commerce)
  • Retroactive nomenclature
  • The Russian nomenklatura