term-type Type of Term

The type or kind of a term (<term>), for example, “acronym”.
OPTIONAL on element: <term>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Type of term being used; for example, the term is an abbreviation or an equation.
Restriction @term-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.

Suggested usage

Although this attribute can take any value, Best Practice is to use one of the following values, first defined in NISO STS and later adopted by JATS:
The term is an abbreviation.
The term is the full form of a word or phrase.
The term is a symbol.
This is a variant term, such as an expanded term.
The term is a formula.
The term is an equation.