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Medical meanings : a glossary of word origins

Author: William S Haubrich
Publisher: Philadelphia : American College of Physicians, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition of Medical Meanings is fully updated and revised to include over thirty percent more of the definitions, histories, and amusing. More than a dictionary, it explores the history of medical terms, tracing some back to classical roots and describing the recent coinage of others. All previous 3000 entries have been considered afresh, and many have been revised or sharpened, and nearly 300 new words  Read more...
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Haubrich, William S.
Medical meanings.
Philadelphia : American College of Physicians, ©2003
(OCoLC)606927566
Online version:
Haubrich, William S.
Medical meanings.
Philadelphia : American College of Physicians, ©2003
(OCoLC)607050339
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Haubrich
ISBN: 1930513496 9781930513495
OCLC Number: 52553746
Description: xii, 267 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: William S. Haubrich.

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Helps readers find etymology and explanations of medical terminology and lessons in history and popular culture. This title also helps to learn what ailed John Merrick; what odd deformity plagued the  Read more...

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