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Focusing on Medical Terms
1. In Medical world, there is a fixed connection  between the term and its meaning.2. Misunderstanding of the word’s meani...
SEMANTIC:1. The study or science of meaning in language forms.2. The study of the relationships between various signs and ...
Semantics is the science of "meaning". In a  medical dictionary, each word represents a  concept that has a formal English...
What is the meaning of Sclera?Sclera is................ Lets find out
 The   sclera is generally referred to as the  white of the eye in the common language. It is a tough and an opaque tiss...
What is Purkinje Cell?Let’s find out...
Purkinje cells, or Purkinje neurons (pronounced /pərˈkndʒiˈ/                      ɪ      pər-KIN-jee), are a class of GABA...
Perimysium Vs. ParameciumDefinition of Perimysium   ||Per`i*my"si*um (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. &?;   about + &?; muscle.] (Ana...
Definition of ParameciumParamecium is a group of unicellular ciliate    protozoa, which are commonly studied as a    repre...
 Paramecium  is a group of unicellular ciliate protozoa, which are commonly studied as a representative of the ciliate gr...
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  1. 1. Focusing on Medical Terms
  2. 2. 1. In Medical world, there is a fixed connection between the term and its meaning.2. Misunderstanding of the word’s meaning of the term may result in misconception.3. In Medical world, such misconception leads to something that can endanger the process of rescuing/saving lives.That’s why we insist that vocabulary(medical term) must be learned through semantic meaning.
  3. 3. SEMANTIC:1. The study or science of meaning in language forms.2. The study of the relationships between various signs and symbols and what they represent.The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.semantics [siman′tiks] Etymology: Gk, semantikos, significantthe study of language with special concern for the meanings of words or other symbols.Mosbys Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.semantics [sĕ-man´tiks] study of the meanings of words and the rules of their use; study of the relation between language and significance.Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.semantics (siman´tiks),n the study of language with special concern for the meanings of words and other symbols.
  4. 4. Semantics is the science of "meaning". In a medical dictionary, each word represents a concept that has a formal English definition that gives a particular meaning.The exact meaning of a word can be determined by using the context of medical dictionary.
  5. 5. What is the meaning of Sclera?Sclera is................ Lets find out
  6. 6.  The sclera is generally referred to as the white of the eye in the common language. It is a tough and an opaque tissue. Hence it serves as the eyes protective outer coat. There are six voluntary muscles, namely rectus (4 in number) and oblique (2 in number), that are connected to it around the eyeball. These muscles control the eyes movements. The optic nerve is also attached to the sclera only at the back of the eye.
  7. 7. What is Purkinje Cell?Let’s find out...
  8. 8. Purkinje cells, or Purkinje neurons (pronounced /pərˈkndʒiˈ/ ɪ pər-KIN-jee), are a class of GABAergic neurons located in the cerebellar cortex. They are named after their discoverer, Czech anatomist Jan Evangelista Purkyně (Czech: [ˈpurkɲɛ]). ɪ
  9. 9. Perimysium Vs. ParameciumDefinition of Perimysium ||Per`i*my"si*um (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. &?; about + &?; muscle.] (Anat.) The connective tissue sheath which surrounds a muscle, and sends partitions inwards between the bundles of muscular fibers. - Websters Unabridged Dictionary (1913) a layer of connective tissue which surrounds several muscle fibers into bundles
  10. 10. Definition of ParameciumParamecium is a group of unicellular ciliate protozoa, which are commonly studied as a representative of the ciliate group, and range from about 50 to 350 μm in length.
  11. 11.  Paramecium is a group of unicellular ciliate protozoa, which are commonly studied as a representative of the ciliate group, and range from about 50 to 350 μm in length.
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