The <term> element identifies words that might have or require extended definitions or explanations.

The @keyref attribute can be used to associate a term with a resource, typically a definition of the term. The @keyref attribute can also be used to supply the text content for <term> using standard @keyref processing for variable text.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/term


<p>A <term>reference implementation</term> of DITA implements the standard, 
fallback behaviors intended for DITA elements.</p>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, @outputclass, and @keyref.

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