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F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Fri Jul 3 23:42:17 EST 1998


Sorry, I snipped name of person I was replying to...

F. LeFever



>F. Frank LeFever wrote:
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>> Just to steer this OUTRAGEOUSLY OFF-TOPIC thread back a bit closer
to neuroscience: a smattering of Greek and Latin makes neuroanatomical
>> terms into something more than arbitrary "nonsense words" or "codes"
>> and thereby easier to remember.
>

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>Neuroscience (and cognitive science) does not include merely a
smattering
>of Greek & Latin terms, nor are the terms in these "dead" languages
>confined to anatomy.  No need to get long winded or arcane to
demonstrate:
>_neurology_,  _cognition_, _phenomena_, _psychology_,
_neurotransmitter,
>deviate, divide (etc),  eidetic,  system, qualitative,/quantity,
>capacity/or, perception, reproduction, principle, investigate,
experiment,
>research, subject/object, requirement,  photoreceptor, tolerance_, . .



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