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Medical Texts: Modern Period
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Texts on medical subjects in numerous registers abound in Modern Hebrew, including written texts in a great variety of genres (patient inserts in medication packages, official documents and reports written by physicians, medical textbooks, popular books on medicine, newspaper articles), as well as everyday medical discourse. The main issue concerning medical texts in Hebrew in the pre…

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Porath, Noga, “Medical Texts: Modern Period”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_SIM_000496>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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