Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary / Edition 29

Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary / Edition 29

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Stay current with all the latest terminology in today’s ever-evolving medical field with the 29th Edition of Dorland’s Pocket Medical Dictionary. Based on Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, the most trusted medical dictionary used by today’s health care professionals, this portable and user-friendly resource puts dependable and

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Overview

Stay current with all the latest terminology in today’s ever-evolving medical field with the 29th Edition of Dorland’s Pocket Medical Dictionary. Based on Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, the most trusted medical dictionary used by today’s health care professionals, this portable and user-friendly resource puts dependable and indispensable information at your fingertips. Quickly find what you need from among 36,000+ medical terms, including more than 3,100 new and revised entries reflecting the most important changes in medicine. You’ll also have full-color images throughout, a PIN code to download a spell checker, and a 32-page set of color anatomical plates including 19 plates from the Netter collection. At any stage in your career, this pocket-sized reference is the convenient, portable way to access Dorland’s - the first and last word in medicine for over 110 years.

  • Find dependable definitions for the most essential medical terms with content based on Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, the most trusted medical dictionary used by today’s health care professionals.
  • Visualize medical concepts with full-color illustrations used throughout the text.
  • Better understand anatomy by viewing a special 32-page set of color anatomical plates, including 19 plates from the Netter collection.
  • Carry Dorland’s to the lab, the classroom, or the office thanks to its small, portable format.

  • Keep up with today’s ever-evolving and expanding medical terminology with 3,100+ new and revised entries.
  • Enhance your understanding of complex information with 227 full-color illustrations, including 80 brand-new images, and 32 color anatomical plates, 19 from the Netter collection
  • Find more adjectival forms within many definitions to better cover all parts of speech.
  • Conveniently check spelling by downloading Dorland’s Electronic Medical Speller Essentials.
  • Find what you are looking for quickly with the help of the handy thumb index.

Dorland’s: the first and last word in medicine for over 110 years

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455708437
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/15/2012
Series:
Dorland's Medical Dictionary Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
880
Sales rank:
196,345
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Use of This Dictionary ..... IX
Combining Forms in Medical Terminology ..... XII
Vocabulary ..... 1
Table of Arteries ..... 64
Table of Bones, Listed by Regions of the Body ..... 113
Table of Bones ..... 114
Tables of Chemical Elements ..... 275
The Human Immunoglobulins ..... 411
The Human Body-Highlights of Structure and Function ..... 456
Table of Muscles ..... 511
Table of Nerves ..... 545
Positions of the Fetus in Various Presentations ..... 655
Tables of Temperature Equivalents ..... 800
SI Units ..... 847
Multiples and Submultiples of the Metric System ..... 847
Table of Veins ..... 860
Tables of Weights and Measures ..... 891

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