ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Field

(ISO) On a data medium or in storage, a specified area used for a particular class of data; e.g., a group of character positions used to enter or display wage rates on a screen.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Field

Defined logical data that is part of a record.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Field

The elementary unit of a record that may contain a data item, a data aggregate, a pointer, or a link.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Field

A discrete location in a database that contains an unique piece of information. A field is a component of a record. A record is a component of a database.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

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