Maria-Cornelia Wermuth

List of John Benjamins publications for which Maria-Cornelia Wermuth plays a role.



The terminological impact of pandemics: COVID-19 and beyond

Edited by Maria-Cornelia Wermuth and Paul Sambre

Special issue of Terminology 29:2 (2023) v, 214 pp.

Localization and Interculturality

Edited by Maria-Cornelia Wermuth and Priscilla Heynderickx

Special issue of The Journal of Internationalization and Localization 3:2 (2016) v, 100 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Language policy | Translation Studies

Framing: From grammar to application

Edited by Paul Sambre and Maria-Cornelia Wermuth

[Belgian Journal of Linguistics, 24] 2010. v, 193 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics


Wermuth, Maria-Cornelia and Paul Sambre 2023 The terminological impact of pandemics: COVID-19 and beyondThe terminological impact of pandemics: COVID-19 and beyond, Wermuth, Maria-Cornelia and Paul Sambre (eds.), pp. 169–179
Review article
Wermuth, Maria-Cornelia 2021 Terminological cooperation in the biomedical fieldTerminology as a Societal Resource: Possibilities and Responsibilities in a Changing World, Pilke, Nina, Niina Nissilä and Hans Landqvist (eds.), pp. 10–34
This paper deals with collaborative terminological activities in the biomedical field. Efficient communication based on uniform language use is a prerequisite for safe and cost-efficient patient care. Terminological consistency and standardization are therefore central issues in healthcare with… read more | Article
Wermuth, Maria-Cornelia and Heidi Verplaetse 2019 Chapter 4. Medical terminology in the Western world: Current situationHandbook of Terminology: Volume 2. Terminology in the Arab world, Alsulaiman, Abied and Ahmed Allaithy (eds.), pp. 83–108
This chapter first describes the fundamentals of medical concept formation, the different types of medical concepts and the specific properties of medical terms. We provide an overview of the most important types of terminologies (controlled vocabularies) and databases and recent medical… read more | Chapter
This study examines website localization practices against the background of a rising awareness of food culture and celebrity chef branding in a digitalized and globalized world. As part of a structured media campaign set up in 2014, the localization of Attila Hildmann’s official website… read more | Article
Although localization is, in the first place, related to the cultural adaptation and translation of software and websites, it is important for written materials as well. In this paper we investigate how specialized medical discourse used in the Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) is localized… read more | Article
Sambre, Paul and Maria-Cornelia Wermuth 2015 Associative relations and instrumentality in causalityHandbook of Terminology: Volume 1, Kockaert, Hendrik J. and Frieda Steurs (eds.), pp. 101–127
Traditionally, associative conceptual relations, unfolding over time, have been analysed less by (prescriptive) terminology than hierarchical ones. We claim that cognitive linguistics may be fruitful as a framework for the descriptive terminology of these relations. This chapter offers a conceptual… read more | Article
Sambre, Paul and Maria-Cornelia Wermuth 2010 Instrumentality in cognitive concept modellingTerminology in Everyday Life, Thelen, Marcel and Frieda Steurs (eds.), pp. 233–254
The present investigation addresses instrumentality in multidimensional terminological definitions with a double aim. The first aim is to elaborate a cognitive framework of instrumentality in LSP. The second aim is to outline a usage-based linguistic typology of instrumentality. The study is based… read more | Article
Sambre, Paul and Maria-Cornelia Wermuth 2010 Causal framing for medical instrumentality: Applied ontology and frame-based Construction GrammarFraming: From grammar to application, Sambre, Paul and Maria-Cornelia Wermuth (eds.), pp. 164–193
This paper explores the linguistic patterns of instrumentality in the titles of English medical research papers, at the interface between conceptual and linguistic structure, and offers a contribution to the little studied interrelationships between static and dynamic conceptual relations in… read more | Article