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National Academy of Sciences

Definition/Scope: Nongovernmental American organization of scientists and engineers, established in 1863, by act of Congress to serve as an official adviser to the government in all matters of science and technology.



Broader Terms:

Non-Governmental Organization

Narrower Terms:

Institute of Medicine
National Academy of Engineering
National Research Council

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