SYNCRETISM OF DENTAL TERMINOLOGY
IN SCIENTIFIC REPRESENTATION of MEDICAL KNOWLEDGe
Abstract. The article touches upon the problem of syncretism as dominant characteristic of modern dental terminology. The authors investigate the
integrity of medical terms in the scientific metalanguage with the terms of other branches of professional knowledge, that technologically and pharmacologically provide dental theory and
practice. The aspects of lexical-semantic and conceptual parity of dental terms in Ukrainian and English laaguages are also analyzed in the article.
Key words: stomatology, dental terminological system, syncretism of dental terminology, metalanguage of science, theoretical and practical
medicine, general scientific terminology, special terminology.
Information about authors: Shevchenko Larysa Ivanivna – doctor of philology, professor; head of the department of stylistics and language
communication; Institute of philology; Kyiv national Taras Shevchenko university;
Shmatko Volodymyr Ivanovych – candidate of medical sciences, associate professor; associate professor of department of pediatric dentistry and prevention of dental diseases; stomatological
faculty; National O.O. Bohomolets medical university.