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However, with the extensive usage of Latin terms in scientific writing, many style guides and journals now do not insist on Latin terms being italicized in academic articles.
Currently, as a standard publishing style, when words that belong to another language are used, they are italicized for clarity. In fact, in academic usage, italicized terms are generally understood to be a scientific convention and not related to a style. Although this may seem to be a minor issue, many first-time authors would have to deal with this when they are creating the initial drafts of the article that they would be submitting.
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