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Table 1 Examples of candidates of some biomedical entity mentions generated by the rules in the three categories

From: CNN-based ranking for biomedical entity normalization

Category Rule in [7] Example
   Mention Candidate
Exact-Match(CI) Dictionary-based Coronary artery disease Coronary artery disease
Exact-Match II (CII) Abbreviation expansion “Sch” in “Suxamethonium chloride (Sch)” Suxamethonium chloride
  Subject Object Weight gain Gain weight
  Numbers replacement Vitamin b2 Vitamin b ii
  Hyphenation 5-hydroxytriptamine 5 hydroxytriptamine
  Suffixation Hypotensive Hypotension
  Synonyms Renal cell carcinoma Renal cell cancer
  Stemming Hypotensive {Hypotension, Hypotensin}
  Composite Optic and peripheral neuropathy {Optic neuropathy, Peripheral neuropathy}
Partial-Match (CIII) Partial match Cardiac injury {Cardiac arrest, Cardiac disorders, , Renal injury}