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Terminology

Language is designed to communicate thoughts between people. Without language, we cannot communicate what we are thinking. This keeps us isolated from each other, and hinders our ability to cooperate. What makes it difficult is that we need language to be able to share our thoughts and we need the same language. There are more than seven thousand languages spoken on our planet which leaves room for confusion and misunderstanding. However, within different disciplines, there have emerged unique terminology codes. The medical fraternity will refer to different abbreviations that convey fixed, shared meaning within the medical profession.

For example, the infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus is referred to as Covid19. Or, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This is commonly referred to as an MRI scan. Not only do terminologies emerge in medical fields but also most technological fields.

There are medical terminologies such as:

Asymptomatic (show no symptoms)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Edema (excess fluid causing swelling)
Cancer. (uncontrolled abnormal cell division)
MRI Scan (magnetic resonance imaging)
Embolism (obstruction in an artery)
Adenoma ( tumor non cancerous)
Benign (not cancerous growth)
Stroke (loss of blood flow)
Radiologist ( experts in Xray technology)

Also in the computer field there are unique terminologies used:

Software (programs in computers)
Hardware ( physical parts of computers) CPU
Central processing unit i.e. the brain of the computer
Microchip (semiconducting material)
Memory (where computer stores info)
RAM ( random access memory)
Bit (a unit of memory)
Firewall (a barrier to keep information safe)
Modem (connects phone and computer)
Cache (high speed memory)

The computer field is full of terminologies, as is the smartphone field. It becomes essential to know the meanings of the terminologies if you work in these fields.