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The Merck index : an encyclopedia of chemicals and drugs

Author: Martha Windholz
Publisher: Rahway, N.J. : Merck, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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This work "has a strong medicinal element, but it is essentially an organic chemical work with the inclusion of useful inorganic substances and a separate section on organic name reactions."--Pref. Includes approximately 10,000 descriptions of individual substances, over 4,500 structural formulas, and about 42,000 names of chemicals and drugs. There are miscellaneous tables for first aid in poisoning, location of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Verzeichnis
Encyclopedias
Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Windholz
ISBN: 0911910263 9780911910261
OCLC Number: 2541501
Notes: First ed. (1889) published under title: Merck's index of fine chemicals and drugs for the materia medica and the arts; 2d ed. under title: Merck's 1896 index; 3d ed. under title: Merck's 1907 index; 4th ed. (1930), under title: Merck's index; 6th-7th ed. (1952-60), under title: The Merck index of chemicals and drugs.
Description: 1835 pages in various pagings : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Martha Windholz, editor ; Susan Budavari, associate editor ; Lorraine Y. Stroumtsos, assistant editor ; Margaret Noether Fertig, assistant editor.

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This work "has a strong medicinal element, but it is essentially an organic chemical work with the inclusion of useful inorganic substances and a separate section on organic name reactions."--Pref. Includes approximately 10,000 descriptions of individual substances, over 4,500 structural formulas, and about 42,000 names of chemicals and drugs. There are miscellaneous tables for first aid in poisoning, location of poison control centers, code letters used by various countries for experimental substances, Greek and Russian alphabets, English and metric weights and measures, and alchemical symbols used in biology and botany. Includes a formula index and a detailed cross index of alternate names.

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