The <dd> element contains the description of a term in a definition list entry (<dlentry>).

Content models

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


- topic/dd


Figure 1. Simple definition list example
<dt>Bytes returned</dt>
<dd>The number of bytes of data returned.</dd>
<dt>Bytes available</dt>
<dd>The number of bytes of data available to be returned.</dd>
<dd>The returned handle value</dd>


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

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