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.
- 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
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Table of Contents
|Abbreviations Used in This Book||15a|
|The History and Etymology of Medical English||16a|
|Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms||23a|
|A Dictionary of Medical English||1|
|Signs and Symbols||886|
|A Handbook of Style||887|