20. Polishing your Manuscript with Good Word Usage

  1. Richard J. Gladon1,
  2. William R. Graves2 and
  3. J. Michael Kelly3

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118041673.ch20

Getting Published in the Life Sciences

Getting Published in the Life Sciences

How to Cite

Gladon, R. J., Graves, W. R. and Kelly, J. M. (2011) Polishing your Manuscript with Good Word Usage, in Getting Published in the Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118041673.ch20

Author Information

  1. 1

    Iowa State University

  2. 2

    Iowa State University

  3. 3

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118017166

Online ISBN: 9781118041673

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Keywords:

  • manuscript;
  • good word usage;
  • specific word;
  • accuracy;
  • precision

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Choice of Words

  • Specific Word Choices for Accuracy and Precision

  • Specific Word Choices for Conciseness

  • Specific Word Choices for Clarity