Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

How to use this dictionary

Prefixes

Suffixes

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

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443104121
Electronic ISBN:
9780080982458

About the author

Chris Brooker

Affiliations and Expertise

Author and Lecturer, Norfolk, UK