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CAB Thesaurus

“The CAB Thesaurus is the essential search tool for all users of the CAB ABSTRACTS™ and Global Health databases and related products. The CAB Thesaurus is not only an invaluable aid for database users but it has many potential uses by individuals and organizations indexing their own information resources for both internal use and on the Internet”. Includes relevant CAS registry numbers for chemicals, and Commission notation for enzymes.

General information
Vocabulary type: 
Current version/edition : 
July 2014
Was vocabulary created as a course project: 
Scope and Usage

English, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish

Major subjects covered: 

Life sciences, technology, social sciences

Vocabulary characteristics
Type of display : 
Relationship types: 
Number of terms: 
Aproximately 264,500
Number of preferred terms: 
Approximately 144,900
Number of Non-Preferred terms: 
Approximately 119,600
Vocabulary provider name: 
CAB International (CABI)
Provider URL: