Elsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780444512413, 9780080544137

Elsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols

2nd Edition

Authors: Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444512413
eBook ISBN: 9780080544137
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 30th September 2003
Page Count: 742
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The dictionary contains an alphabetical listing of approximately 30,000 (thirty thousand) acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and symbols covering approximately 2,000 fields and subfields ranging from Pelagic Ecology to Anthrax Disease, Artificial Organs to Alternative Cancer Therapies, Age-related Disorders to Auditory Brainstem Implants, Educational Web Sites to Biodefense, Biomedical Gerontology to Brain Development, Cochlear Implants to Cellular Phones, Constructed Viruses to Copper Metabolism, Drug Discovery Programs to Drug-resistant Strains, Eugenics to Epigenetics, Epilepsy Drugs to Fertility Research, Genetically Modified Foods/Crops to Futuristic Cars, Genetic Therapies to Glycobiology, Herbicide-tolerant Crops to Heritable Disorders, Human Chronobiology to Human gene Therapies, Immunization Programs to Lunar Research, Liver Transplantation to Microchip Technology, Mitochondrial Aging to Molecular Gerontology, Neurodegenerative Diseases to Neuropsychology of Aging, Neurosurgery to Next Generation Programs, Obesity Research to Prion Diseases, Quantum Cryptography to Reemerging Diseases, Retinal Degeneration to Rice Genome Research, Social Anthropology to Software Development, Synchrotron Research to Vaccine Developments, Remote Ultrasound Diagnostics to Water Protection, Entomology to Chemical Terrorism and hundreds of others, as well as abbreviations/acronyms/initialisms relating to European Community and U.S., Japanese and International Programs/Projects/Initiatives from year 2000 up to 2010 as well as World Bank Programs.

Table of Contents


Preface to the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Guide to the Use of the Dictionary

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Acronyms - Initialisms - Abbreviations - Symbols, A to Z


Details

No. of pages:
742
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080544137
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444512413

About the Author

Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

Affiliations and Expertise

Milan, Italy