Bioscientific Terminology: Words from Latin and Greek Stems
ISBN: 0816503052
EAN13: 9780816503056
Language: English
Publication Date: April 1, 1972
Pages: 336
Dimensions: 0.90" H x 8.80" L x 5.80" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
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 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.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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 This new book is designed to self-teach the budding scientist the basics of the scientific language. --The Associated Press