- Reliable, easy-to-read definitions for more than 12,000 terms.
- A full-color section that illustrates the body systems in vivid detail.
- An extensive array of appendices that provide quick access to important information.
- A concise, compact format that ensures portability and ease-of-use.
How to use this dictionary
Dictionary of medical terms
Appendix 1. Illustrations of major body systems
Appendix 2. SI units and the metric system
Appendix 3. Normal values
Appendix 4. Nutrients
Appendix 5. Drugs – the law, measurement and drug groups in common use
Appendix 6. Abbreviations – medical terms, degrees, diplomas, organizations
Appendix 7. Useful addresses
Appendix 8. Chemical symbols and formulae