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TEMPORINI, Edmea Rita  and  CARANI, José Carlos Eudes. Scientific report in ophthalmology: the use of Greek and Latin words. Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 2010, vol.73, n.3, pp.300-303. ISSN 0004-2749.

Scientific research in ophthalmology is a dynamic process usually delivered by means of written reports. Greek and Latin words are commonly used in scientific writing. This paper points out some issues related to the clarity, objectivity and precision of writing and offers a short glossary of terms from Greek and Latin languages which are commonly used in scientific writing.

Keywords : Ophthalmology; Research reports; Writing; Terminology.

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