Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine

Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine

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This comprehensive dictionary features more than 20,000 current medical terms, including terms from alternative medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, forensics and sports medicine and words related to new diseases. Focusing on the real-world language of practice, Segen (histopathology, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, UK) provides comprehensive definitions of terminology, jargon, acronyms, and neologisms in clear, simple language. The text includes tables and extensive cross references. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
This compendium features more than 20,000 current medical terms, many of which are generally not included in ordinary medical dictionaries, or only briefly and inadequately defined. Focusing on the real-world language of practice and including coverage of basic science, the Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine provides readable, comprehensible definitions of terminology, jargon, acronyms, neologisms, and casual speech heard in today's practice.
Learned enough for professional users, yet written in clear, simple language that will appeal to students and general readers wanting to explore the fresh terminology of contemporary medicine, the Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine is the definitive tool for expanding your medical understanding and vocabulary.
A comprehensive dictionary of current medical terminology - perfect for physicians, residents, medical students, nursing students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, transcriptionists, and all other health professionals, as well as general readers.

McGraw Hill
This compendium features more than 20,000 current medical terms, many of which are generally not included in ordinary medical dictionaries or only briefly and inadequately defined. Focusing on the real-world language of practice, and including coverage of basic science, the Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine provides readable, comprehensible definitions of terminology, jargon, acronyms, neologisms, and casual speech heard in today's practice.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006.
ISBN: 9780838515358
0838515355
Branch Call Number: R121 .S43 2006
Characteristics: xix, 765 p. ; 24 cm.

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