Medical Writing Editing Good Writing Practice

Volume 27, Issue 3 - Editing

Good Writing Practice

Abstract

Circumlocution is the usage of a multiword structure instead of a shorter syntactic unit, for example, usage of a clause instead of a phrase. The distraction consequence of circumlocution can be sentence pattern disruption and unintended over-emphasis of less important information.

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