Bioscientific Terminology: Words from Latin and Greek Stems

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University of Arizona Press, 1972 - Science - 325 pages
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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

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Contents

Introduction to Greek Bases and Prefixes
3
The Greek Alphabet
15
More Greek Prefixes
25
Greek AdjectiveForming Suffixes
33
Greek Compound Suffixes 1
49
Greek NounForming Suffixes I
58
Greek NounForming Suffixes II
65
Greek NounForming Suffixes III
73
Latin Prefixes II
183
Latin Suffixes I
190
Latin Suffixes II
196
Latin Suffixes III
203
Latin Suffixes IV
209
Latin Suffixes V
216
Latin Suffixes VI
223
Latin Suffixes VII
230

Greek NounForming Suffixes IV
81
Greek Diminutive Suffixes
88
Greek VerbForming Suffixes
95
Greek Plurals
102
Bioscientific Terms from Classical Mythology
110
Bioscientific Words and the History of Science
117
Figurative Usage
124
Specialization and Generalization of Meaning
131
Changes of Meaning in Technical Usage
139
Diseases Named from Symptoms
146
Changes in the Forms of Greek and Latin Words
154
Part IIBioscientific Words Derived from Latin
163
Introduction to Latin Bases and Prefixes
165
Latin Prefixes I
175
Latin Suffixes VIII
237
Latin Suffixes IX
244
Latin Suffixes X
252
Latin Verb Suffixes
259
Latin Nouns
266
Latin Third Declension Nouns
274
Latin Fourth and Fifth Declension Nouns
282
Latin First and Second Declension Adjectives
288
Latin Third Declension Adjectives
296
Latin Phrases
301
Further Reading
306
Index of Bases
309
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