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The Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials.

Author: David Williams
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The concept of The Williams Dictionary arose from the frequent observation of the misuse of terminology in the literature of biomaterials and associated fields. As engineers struggle both to read and to write papers that address biological and clinical issues, and clinical scientists themselves become involved in engineering matters, there has been ample scope for confusion over the words that they use. There has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Williams
ISBN: 9781846314438 1846314437
OCLC Number: 437241548
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Preface; Contents; Introduction to the Dictionary; Using the Dictionary; Original Sources; Abbreviations; Dictionary.

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The concept of The Williams Dictionary arose from the frequent observation of the misuse of terminology in the literature of biomaterials and associated fields. As engineers struggle both to read and to write papers that address biological and clinical issues, and clinical scientists themselves become involved in engineering matters, there has been ample scope for confusion over the words that they use. There has also been an uncontrolled proliferation of new words, often unnecessary and gramatically incorrect, in the interdisciplinary area. The Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials provides def.

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