Elsevier's Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms, Synonyms and Symbols used in Medicine

Second, Enlarged Edition
In English with definitions
approx. 30,000 terms

In English with definitions

Description: Over 10,000 abbreviations are added to this second edition of the dictionary, the first edition of which was published in 1999. The new edition contains over 30,000 abbreviations of terms used in the field of anatomy, bacteriology, biology, chemistry, medicine (human and veterinary), pathology, pharmacology, etc., with especially detailed itemization of the chemical elements, hormones, insulins, kidney function tests, pulmonary function tests, serological tests for syphilis, symbols used in various disciplines, such as biology, calculation, chemistry, Greek alphabet, medicine and pharmacy, numeration and signs of the zodiac, the vitamins , etc.

Hardbound, 856 Pages

Published: January 2004

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-51265-9


  • This is an excellent dictionary of abbreviations, acronyms, synonyms, and symbols.
    E-Streams, 2005.


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