Medical Terms: Their Roots and Origins is not written for classical scholars. It is not a medical dictionary. It is for those who need to know the origins of one of the most technical and specialised jargons in the world. It will encourage an interest in the language of medical science, understanding and appreciation of the heritage on which it is built, as well as provide greater understanding of the terms themselves. The book provides clear, concise information to all who use medical terminology, including: medical students and researchers, teachers, historians, healthcare marketing specialists.