shortened form

an abbreviated form of a multisyllable word; clipped form.
a contraction or abbreviation. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The comments are cited in this notice by number and a shortened form of the name of the commenting party.
Ecosystem is a shortened form of the term ecological system.
Use the fact that multiplication is really a shortened form of addition.
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