The Bantam Medical Dictionary

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Bantam Books, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 534 pages
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The finest reference of its kind--the third completely revised and expanded edition!

More than 10,500 entries--including 1,000 new definitions
Latest medical terms and data explained
Cross-referenced for easy use
More than 150 fully labeled line drawings
Clear, authoritative, up-to-date
The essential reference for office, school, and home--now revised and expanded

Here, in one compact volume, is a medical reference you will turn to time and time again. The fully updated and revised third edition of The Bantam Medical Dictionary provides the most up-to-date medical information in a format that is as useful to the general reader and student as it is to the health-care practitioner.

Compiled by a distinguished team of more than 40 doctors and experts, this essential reference spans the entire domain of the health sciences, defining more than 10,500 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialties. Commonly prescribed drugs are defined and cross-referenced between generic and brand names, and frequently used medical abbreviations and acronyms are explained. Written in clear and accessible language, these are definitions anyone can understand.

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