March 12, 2020

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First 2020 Update to Emtree™ Now Available on STN®

The first 2020 update to Emtree, the Embase thesaurus, is now available on STNext® and other STN platforms.

For this release, 2,161 new preferred terms were added. This includes 1,923 non-drug terms (including 870 new medical device terms) and 238 drug terms. Emtree now includes over 86,000 preferred terms and more than 407,500 synonyms, and is a rich source for search terminology for the biomedical and medical devices literature.

Further details of this Emtree update are available at:

Please check your strategies for Alerts running in Embase to determine if new terminology would increase your retrieval.