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Table 1 Distribution of ambiguous terms per semantic groups

From: Exploiting MeSH indexing in MEDLINE to generate a data set for word sense disambiguation

Group Description Distinct Ambiguous % ambiguous MeSH
ACTI Activities & Behaviors 7652 236 3.08 12
ANAT Anatomy 183049 1328 0.73 182
CHEM Chemicals & Drugs 1043202 15015 1.44 503
CONC Concepts & Ideas 49701 3482 7.01 197
DEVI Devices 40454 548 1.35 25
DISO Disorders 230779 4574 1.98 354
GENE Genes & Molecular Sequences 183096 15724 8.59 302
GEOG Geographic Areas 1835 445 24.25 190
LIVB Living Beings 433254 2475 0.57 141
OBJC Objects 11658 577 4.95 36
OCCU Occupations 3559 240 6.74 16
ORGA Organizations 3939 175 4.44 18
PHEN Phenomena 9903 240 2.42 18
PHYS Physiology 307357 4437 1.44 80
PROC Procedures 327686 1760 0.54 155
  1. This table shows the term ambiguity per semantic group. The row "Distinct" denotes the number of unique terms which belong to any concept assigned to the given semantic group. The row "Ambiguous" denotes the number of unique terms which are assigned to more than one concept of the given semantic group.