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Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms Author:DOnald Borror 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 pron... more »ouncing 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« less
Extremely helpful as I went through school to become a physical therapist. Really helped me understand a great deal, once I had learned the basic roots. This book covers a large range of roots and would be very helpful to anyone who uses new vocabulary. A great book and helpful reference.