Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

This tag is for questions about tag synonyms and for requests and suggestions to create tag synonyms.

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Tag for electrocardiogram

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tag ecg-ekg-electrocardiogram without any synonyms. I propose that this tag be renamed electrocardiogram with synonyms ecg and ekg.
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Tag for the central nervous system

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tag cns-central-nervous-systm without any synonyms. I propose that this tag be renamed central-nervous-system with synonym cns.
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Needless needles

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tags butterfly-needle, needles-cannula and paresthesia-pins-needles. Too many needles. Should cannulas and needles be under the same tag? If so, why not have ...
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Gynaecology could use a synonym

At the moment, we have tag gynaecology without any synonyms. Why not have gynecology as a synonym? Or, since anaesthesia is a synonym for anesthesia, for the sake of consistency, why not have tag ...
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Two tags for andrology

Recently, I created tag andrology. Even more recently, I found tag male-men-man-boy. Should the latter be a synonym of the former? Should male-men-man-boy be renamed male with synonyms men, man, ...
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Too much poop in tags

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tag stools-fecal-matter-poop and tag defecate-poop. In order not to have synonyms in tag names, how about having tag stools with synonyms faecal-matter, fecal-...
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Tag for mononucleosis

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tag mono-mononucleosis with no approved synonyms. Again, in order not to have synonyms in tag names, why not have tag mononucleosis with synonym mono?
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Two tags for viruses

At the moment, we have tag virology and tag virus. Shouldn't one be a synonym of the other?
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Tag for intravenous (IV)

At the moment, we have tag iv-intravaneous, which is problematic for two reasons: Again, a synonym is included in the tag name, rather than as a tag synonym. It misspells "intravenous". ...
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Tag for emergency room (ER)

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has emergency-room-er. As I mentioned before, I believe that synonyms should be made tag synonyms, rather than be included in the tag name itself. Hence, I propose ...
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Tag for paracetamol

At the moment, we have tag acetaminophen-pain-meds. However: acetaminophen is more commonly known as paracetamol. acetaminophen is not only an analgesic but also an antipyretic. Hence, I propose ...
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Tag for analgesics

At the moment, we have tag analgesic-pain-killer. Outside of Medical Sciences SE, I had never seen a tag whose name contains a synonym. Why not tag analgesic with synonym pain-killer? In other words, ...
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Two tags for anaesthesia

At the moment, we have tags anaesthesia and anesthesia. Shouldn't they be merged?
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Two tags for Helicobacter pylori?

At the moment, Medical Sciences SE has tags helicobacter-pylori and h.-helycobacter-pylori. Do they refer to the same bacterium? Should they be merged?
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Should we merge [tag:sars-cov-2] and [tag:covid-19] or do we want to have two tags distinguishing the virus from the disease?

Should we merge sars-cov-2 and covid-19 or do we want to have two tags distinguishing the virus from the disease?
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Should hyper-/hypo- words be tag synonyms of the main tag?

Maybe the tags hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation should be considered synonyms for pigmentation? And moreover that could maybe apply on other terms as well.
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Are immunity and immune-system genuine synonyms?

I doubt that immunity and immune-system should be synonyms. They are obviously closely related but as far as I know they are not synonyms rather just related to each other. I'd argue that immunity ...
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Can anyone create the synonym `vaccine` for `vaccination`?

I'd like to see the synonym vaccine for the vaccination tag.
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Should we start merging duplicate tags?

I noticed while scrolling through the list of existing tags that weight, weight-loss, body-weight, overweight, and weight-gain all exist as separate tags, as do food-poisoning, foodborneillness, and ...
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Tag synonyms: toxicity, toxins, toxicology

I found these tags which should IMO be synonyms of each other or merged together: toxicity (19 questions, 1 follower) Excerpt: Questions related to being poisonous; relating to or caused by poison(...
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Tag management: vitamins and micronutrients

"vitamins" and "micronutrients" tags were two separate tags before, and now Micronutrients redirects to Vitamins. This is erroneous because micronutrients are not only vitamins, there are also ...
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Tag synonyms: [renal-calculi] and [kidney-stones]

I just noticed that there is a tag for renal-calculi and kidney-stones. To my understanding, they are the same exact thing. These are exact synonyms so we need to synonymize them. They are both tagged ...
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Tag management milk and dairy

Do we really need a tag for both milk and dairy? I think dairy would suffice since it would encompass milk; otherwise, people may be inclined to create cheese or some other tags that fall into a ...