Journal abbreviation: Annals of human biology

The abbreviation of the journal title "Annals of human biology" is "Ann. Hum. Biol.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
AnnalsAnn.matches the stem "annal-"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
humanHum.matches the word "human"
biologyBiol.matches the stem "biolog-"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation is a system established by the International Organization for Standardization, specifically for shortening journal titles. This uniform approach to abbreviations enables efficient and accurate communication of journal names in academic research.

ISO, standing for International Organization for Standardization, is a universal abbreviation system for journal titles across disciplines. NLM, or National Library of Medicine, is specific to biomedical sciences, and CASSI, the CAS Source Index, caters to chemistry-related disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnals of human biology
AbbreviationAnn. Hum. Biol.
ISSN (print)0301-4460
ISSN (online)1464-5033
NLM catalog0404024

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