Q: Is nomenclature a system of names or terms? ¶
A: Yes, or the rules for forming these terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
Q: Is nomenclature a system of naming chemical compounds and for describing the science of chemistry in general? ¶
Q: Was nomenclature rapidly adopted after the publication of his Species Plantarum and Systema Naturae in 1753 and 1758 respectively? ¶
A: Yes, and it was a long time before there was international consensus concerning the more general rules governing biological nomenclature.
Q: Is nomenclature derived from this simple and practical way of constructing common names - but with the use of Latin as a universal language? ¶
Q: Is nomenclature the system of assignment of names given to organic compounds? ¶
Q: Is nomenclature derived from the Latin nomen - name, and calare - to call? ¶
A: Yes, the Latin term nomenclatura refers to a list of names, as does the word nomenclator which can also indicate a provider or announcer of names.
Q: Is nomenclature regarded as a part of taxonomy? ¶
Q: Is nomenclature not readily clear: onomastics is an unfamiliar discipline to most people and the use of nomenclature in an academic sense is also not commonly known? ¶