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Table 2 Number of homonyms (%) generated for every rewrite rule.

From: Rewriting and suppressing UMLS terms for improved biomedical term identification

Rewrite rule No of homonyms (%)
Syntactic inversion 303 (0.1)
Possessives 40 (0.4)
Short/long form 321 (52.7)
Angular brackets 218 (7.2)
Semantic type 130 (1.8)
Begin parentheses 28 (6.9)
End parentheses 5,505 (10.8)
Begin brackets 249 (2.1)
End brackets 37,083 (67.8)
  1. The percentage is relative to the total number of rewritten terms for every rule.