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Nosacheva Marina Igorevna, Postgraduate student, Saratov State Medical University named after V. I. Razumovsky (112 Bolshaya Kazachya street, Saratov, Russia),

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Background. The article is devoted to adjectival compound terms, which are one of the most typical characteristics of medical terminology. The purpose of the article is to describe the main patterns of compound terms.
Materials and methods. The data for the study was obtained from a German-Russian dictionary of medical terms. The methods used in the study included the descriptive analytical method, the method of lexicographic interpretation, structurally-semantic modeling, quantitative methods.
Results. The article distinguishes 3 groups of terms: 1) terms based on the Greek and Latin terminoelements, 2) hybrid terms and 3) terms consisting of German components. The group of hybrid terms consisting both of terminoelements and of German components is the most numerous. The patterns with Participle II as a second component, the patterns “Adjective + Adjective” and “Noun + Adjective” belong to productive patterns. 33 Russian adjectival compound terms correspond to 44 German adjectival compound terms, including 2 groups: 1) hybrid terms and 2) terms consisting only of Russian components.
Conclusions. The patterns of hybrid terms are various. That can be explained both by term-building and by general trends of German and Russian word-formation.

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clinical terms, adjectival compound term-building, patterns of adjectival compound terms

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