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Table 6 Composition of the reference dictionary based on the MeSH in French

From: Matching health information seekers' queries to medical terms

  MeSH Terms MeSH Synonyms CISMeF synonyms Total
1 word 9,679 9,391 3,359 22,429
2 words 9,833 28,051 8,258 46,142
3 words 4,204 19,551 6,569 30,324
4 words and + 2,503 16,992 4,924 24,419