Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University Bulletin, 2011, No.3, pp.74-81

Socially-psychological and linguistic aspects of functioning professional medical lexicon

Solomennikova T. P. 1 (Novosibirsk, Russian Federation)
1 Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University

In paper the author considers features of functioning of professional and colloquial medical lexicon. Each social institute secures a certain symbolical and in detail-practical space of activity in which the leading part is played by professionals. Professionals distinguish not only specialized preparation and qualification, but also possession of professional language. Professionalisms are so-called informal substitutes, colloquial equivalents of the terms legalized names of special concepts of any science


professional language; medical lexicon; terms; semantics


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Date of the publication 28.09.2011