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Semantic equivalences in Romanian medical terminology

Corina Lungu
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Corina Lungu: University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania

Social Sciences and Education Research Review, 2014, vol. 1, issue 1, pages 12-17

Abstract: The present paper aims to underline some aspects concerning the presence of synonymy semantic relationship in specialized medical terminology, having as object of study Romanian medical terms. For this study we use a descriptive, conceptual and lexical semantic research method to provide the understanding of different couples, groups or synonymic series where medical terms have several variations: specialized/common terms, syntagms and patronyms of French or different origin. We propose a classification scheme of synonyms of medical lexicon, terms or synonymic syntagms, total and partial, in order to meet the accessibility needs in scientific communication.

Keywords: synonymy; Romanian medical terms; synonymic series; typology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Y8 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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