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Concise dictionary of modern medicine

Author: J C Segen
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This compendium features more than 20,000 current medical terms, many of which are generally not included in ordinary medical dictionaries, or only briefly and inadequately defined. Focusing on the real-world language of practice and including coverage of basic science, the Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine provides readable, comprehensible definitions of terminology, jargon, acronyms, neologisms, and casual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
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Segen, J.C.
Concise dictionary of modern medicine.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006
(OCoLC)607721547
Online version:
Segen, J.C.
Concise dictionary of modern medicine.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006
(OCoLC)607737380
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Segen
ISBN: 9780838515358 0838515355
OCLC Number: 62502530
Description: xix, 765 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Features & Symbol Key; A - Z Entries
Responsibility: Joseph Segen.
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Features more than 20,000 medical terms. Focusing on the real-world language of practice, and including coverage of basic science, this title provides comprehensible definitions of terminology,  Read more...

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Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine by Joseph C. Segen, 765 pp, $29.95, ISBN 0-8385-1535-5, paper, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 2006. JAMA. 2006;296:101-102. Most lexicographers compile or Read more...

 
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