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Bioscientific Terminology
Words from Latin and Greek Stems
By Donald M. Ayers
325 pp. / 6.00 in x 9.00 in / 1972
Paper (978-0-8165-0305-6) [s]
Related Interest
  - Language

A Valuable Classroom Tool:

Separate sections on Latin and Greek derivations. Each section has 20 lessons—with assignments following each lesson—giving the user a vast technical vocabulary
Lessons that develop a set of guides toward understanding 'new' scientific vocabulary through examination of stems and bases, suffixes etc. A help-yourself guide for 'unlocking' unfamiliar scientific words accompanied by many examples and exercises.

—The National Science Teachers Association

Designed to self-teach the budding scientist the basics of the scientific language.

—The Associated Press

and increased word-recognition ability.

A Definitive Reference:

Hundreds of Greek and Latin stems, prefixes, and suffixes show the precise application of the classical languages to biological and medical usage. Topic-organized bibliography, index of bases.

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