Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary with CD-ROM / Edition 27

Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary with CD-ROM / Edition 27

by Dorland
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416001018

ISBN-13: 9781416001010

Pub. Date: 07/20/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

You can take it with you! Since 1898, Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary has set the world standard as the most convenient, user-friendly portable reference on medical terminology. It provides the accurate, clear, up-to-date definitions people expect from Dorland's...in a highly compact, easy-to-use format. Now it's better than ever! Delivers 2,500 new entries -

Overview

You can take it with you! Since 1898, Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary has set the world standard as the most convenient, user-friendly portable reference on medical terminology. It provides the accurate, clear, up-to-date definitions people expect from Dorland's...in a highly compact, easy-to-use format. Now it's better than ever! Delivers 2,500 new entries - 37,000 in all -encompassing all of the most important new medical terms and definitions, including new drug names.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Presents the most complementary and alternative medicine coverage available in any small medical dictionary. Offers an expanded full-color insert illustrating the structure and function of the human body.
  • Includes a CD-ROM with Dorland's Electronic Medical Speller, Version 4.0 at no added cost, allowing you to quickly and easily add 400,000 medical terms to your computer's spell checker.
  • Uses a new two-color design to make reference easier.
  • Features content based on Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 30th Edition - today's most comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical terminology source.
With all of these enhancements, plus the traditional excellence that users have come to trust, this best-selling resource continues to deliver far greater reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416001010
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/20/2004
Series:
Dorland's Medical Dictionary Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 7.08(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Notes on the Use of This Dictionaryix
Combining Forms in Medical Terminologyxiii
Vocabulary1
Table of Arteries69
Table of Bones, Listed by Regions of the Body124
Table of Bones125
Table of Chemical Elements294
Human Herpesviruses404
The Human Immunoglobulins438
The Human Body--Highlights of Structure and Function
Table of Muscles546
Table of Nerves582
Positions of the Fetus in Various Presentations694
Tables of Temperature Equivalents849
Si Units898
Multiples and Submultiples of the Metric System898
Table of Veins912
Tables of Weights and Measures945
Measures of Mass945
Measures of Capacity946
Measures of Length947
Conversion Tables947

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