As nouns the difference between nomenclature and heterophane
is that nomenclature
is (obsolete) a name while heterophane
is (organic chemistry) in the nomenclature of complex organic compounds, any derivative of a phane in which a carbon atom is replaced by a heteroatom.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(obsolete) A name.
A set of names or terms.
A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
- It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
* zoological nomenclature
(organic chemistry) In the nomenclature of complex organic compounds, any derivative of a phane in which a carbon atom is replaced by a heteroatom