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Dictionary of word roots and combining forms compiled from the Greek, Latin, and other languages, with special reference to biological terms and scientific names.

Author: Donald J Borror
Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif., N-P Publications [1960]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you are word-curious, you can use this book to figure out what a micromere is or what pododynia means. If you are a student of medicine or biology, you can use it as a shortcut to mastering the nomenclature of your field. Packed within the pages of this dictionary are some 10,000 listings, with directions for using the roots, rules for pronouncing and formulating scientific names, principles for turning Greek
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terminology
Dictionnaires anglais
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Borror, Donald Joyce, 1907-
Dictionary of word roots and combining forms compiled from the Greek, Latin, and other languages.
Palo Alto, Calif., N-P Publications [1960]
(OCoLC)595117531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald J Borror
OCLC Number: 935949
Description: v, 134 pages 18 cm

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If you are word-curious, you can use this book to figure out what a micromere is or what pododynia means. If you are a student of medicine or biology, you can use it as a shortcut to mastering the nomenclature of your field. Packed within the pages of this dictionary are some 10,000 listings, with directions for using the roots, rules for pronouncing and formulating scientific names, principles for turning Greek letters into English equivalents, and groupings of the combining forms most often used in classifying plants and animals. - Back cover.

"The various word roots, from the Latin, Greek, and other languages, that are most frequently encountered in biological terms have been brought together in this dictionary. Designed primarily to meet the needs of the beginning student, medical student and taxonomist."--Pref. Contents: Dictionary, Formulation of scientific names, Translation of Greek words, Common combining forms.

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