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Title: Diversification of English Medical Terminology: social and historical determinants

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Piotrkowskie Zeszyty Historyczne

Abstract:

The present article focuses on English medical terminology and its easily noticeable division into formal and informal terms. Numerous factors which may account for the observed diversification are discussed. The dichotomy for¬mality-informality, however, seems to be related primarily to the history of the English language. Informal terms are predominantly of Anglo-Saxon, French, Germanic or Scandinavian origins, while formal terms are mainly borrowings from Latin and Greek.

Place of publishing:

Piotrków Trybunalski

Physical description:

S. 83-98

ISSN:

2449-738X

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jana Kochanowskiego. Filia w Piotrkowie Trybunalskim

Date issued:

2021

Identifier:

oai:bibliotekacyfrowa.ujk.edu.pl:4288 ; doi:10.25951/4349

Language:

angielski

Is part of:

Piotrkowskie Zeszyty Historyczne

Has part:

T. 22, z. 1

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tekst

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application/pdf

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Feb 14, 2023

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Nov 25, 2021

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