term-status Term Status

The current status of a term (<term> inside a <term-display>) in a terms and definitions section, for example, “deprecated”.


The current @term-status values are from a TBX list of term statuses.
OPTIONAL on element: <term>
Value Meaning
admitted A term that does not meet the requirements to be a preferred term, but is not deprecated, possibly because it is in common use. Expanded and abbreviated forms of a term are sometimes used as admitted terms.
non-preferred This term is deprecated in favor of a preferred term. Deprecated terms include obsolete and superseded terms.
preferred This term is the one to be used.
Restriction This is an optional attribute; there is no default.