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# glossaries package FAQ

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Why have my glossary terms appeared in bold in the glossary? 🔗

The most likely reason is that you are using one of the list-type glossary styles which put the term in the optional argument of \item which sets its argument in bold. The tree-like glossary styles also make the term bold. You can override this by redefining \glsnamefont. For example:

\renewcommand{\glsnamefont}[1]{\mdseries #1}