- The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of data through the application of computers.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- An occupational discipline which unites information science with computer science. It is concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of data, and the use of such data.
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.