ATTENTION: Notice of Deprecation The NCI Terminology Browser is being retired
With the release of EVS 5.0 (tentatively scheduled for 2Q 2009), the EVS will be retiring applications supported by the Legacy caCORE 3.x technology. Among the applications that will be retired is the NCI Terminology Browser. We encourage you to begin using the NCI BioPortal (http://bioportal.nci.nih.gov) for terminology browsing.
If you have questions or concerns about the retirement of the NCI Terminology Browser, or suggestions on a planned special-purpose browser for NCI Thesaurus, please email us at email@example.com. For details regarding retirement for the EVS 3.x technology, and for up-to-date schedules and plans, click here.
The NCI Terminology Browser* can be used to view and search the NCI Thesaurus and other biomedical vocabularies. Select the vocabulary that
you want to view by using the radio buttons below, and then click the
"Connect" button. See the
Quick Start Guide to help you get going using the NCI Terminology Browser.
NCI Thesaurus contains controlled terminology used at
By default the NCI Terminology Browser displays the
NCI Thesaurus, which is a product of the NCI's
Enterprise Vocabulary Service, an effort of the NCI Center for Bioinformatics.
The NCI Thesaurus is an open content
vocabulary that you are free to use with
virtually no restrictions. It is built so that both
humans and computers can interpret it. If you are interested in programming
your systems to use the vocabularies available at the NCI, see the
caCORE pages on the
NCICB Website for a
description of the API and license terms.