Nominal description - Dynamic NPU Manual

Nominal description

Synonym Nominal scale
Definition A result type that has a value set that expresses a given category with words or symbols 
Scope Attribute to nominal properties

Nomincal description has no magnitude, dimension or units.

Examples of value set

Cerebrospinal fluid-Virus;taxon(procedure)=Human hepatitis A virus


Reference Ferard, G. a.-A. (2016). Compendium of Terminology and Nomenclature of Properties in Clinical Laboratory Sciences : Recommendations 2016. Royal Society of Chemistry. doi:10.1039/9781782622451