• FlexiTerm is an open-source software tool for automatic term recognition.
  • FlexiTerm uses a range of methods to neutralise the main sources of term variation (see output for examples).
  • FlexiTerm is robust enough for less formally structured texts, such as those found in patient blogs or medical notes.


FlexiTerm source files written in Java (distributed under the FreeBSD licence).

  • MinorThird can be used to annotate term occurrences recognised by FlexiTerm. You can see an example here.
  • SQLite database is used by FlexiTerm to manage intermediary results.
  • SQLite Manager can be used to view the SQLite database.