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Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition: Revised Edition Hardcover / Edition 3
     

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition: Revised Edition Hardcover / Edition 3

by Merriam-Webster
 

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ISBN-10: 1418000574

ISBN-13: 2901418000577

Pub. Date: 07/06/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition is an invaluable resource for health care professionals with over 59,000 entries covering today's most widely used health-care terms, abbreviations, medication names, and biographies of medical pioneers. Unlike unwieldy medical encyclopedias, MW Medical Desk Dictionary, 2E is compact, portable, and affordable

Overview

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition is an invaluable resource for health care professionals with over 59,000 entries covering today's most widely used health-care terms, abbreviations, medication names, and biographies of medical pioneers. Unlike unwieldy medical encyclopedias, MW Medical Desk Dictionary, 2E is compact, portable, and affordable making it perfect for everyone from allied health students to medical professionals to consumers without a medical background who want a desktop reference without investing a lot of money.

Benefits:

  • Concise and easy-to-read entries, which include thousands of examples of words, used in context, including hundreds of actual quotations from respected medical writers and publications.
  • Entries carefully researched and cross-referenced with MW Collegiate Dictionary to ensure it includes the most widely used health care terms and abbreviations.
  • Includes over 1,000 biographies of medical figures of historical importance.
  • Includes mini-medical writing style guide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901418000577
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/06/2005
Series:
Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionar
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
960

Table of Contents

Preface6a
Explanatory Notes8a
Abbreviations Used in This Book15a
The History and Etymology of Medical English16a
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms23a
Pronunciation Symbols34a
A Dictionary of Medical English1
Signs and Symbols886
A Handbook of Style887

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