Kardex

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Etymology[edit]

From the trademarked name of a particular brand of card system; an alteration of card (data recorded on durable paper) + -ex

Noun[edit]

Kardex (plural Kardexes)

  1. (medicine) A medical-patient information system which uses forms preprinted on durable card stock; loosely, any similar system for paper-based record-keeping.
  2. The device used to hold the cards of such a system.