::International scientific vocabulary
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International scientific vocabulary (ISV) comprises scientific and specialized words whose language of origin may or may not be certain, but which are in current use in several modern languages. The name "International Scientific Vocabulary" was first used by Philip Gove in Webster’s Third New International Dictionary (1961).<ref>McArthur, Tom (editor), The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Oxford University Press, 1992.</ref> As noted by Crystal,<ref>Crystal, David, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language. Cambridge University Press, 1995.</ref> science is an especially productive field for new coinages.
International scientific vocabulary sections
Intro Instances Words and word roots that have different meanings from those in the original languages Words and word roots that have one meaning from Latin and another meaning from Greek Other words and word roots with 2 meanings Other differences See also References External links
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