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A Dictionary of Biomedicine

John Lackie

July 2010

ISBN: 9780199549351

624 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Price: £14.99

This dictionary includes 10,000 A-Z entries on all areas of biomedicine. It also covers terms from related areas, including anatomy, genetics, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical medicine. Fully cross-referenced and with web links, this is a clear and authoritative guide to an increasingly important area of medicine.

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This dictionary includes 10,000 A-Z entries on all areas of biomedicine. It also covers terms from related areas, including anatomy, genetics, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical medicine. Fully cross-referenced and with web links, this is a clear and authoritative guide to an increasingly important area of medicine.

  • 9,600 clear and concise entries on all aspects of biomedicine
  • Wide-ranging coverage: includes terms from the related areas of anatomy, genetics, molecular bioscience, psychology, pathology, pharmacology, and clinical medicine
  • More than 25 navigational entries that list all related terms for a general disorder (e.g. neurological, renal, metabolic) so readers can quickly find relevant entries
  • Addresses the need for a clear and comprehensive guide to this increasingly important area of medicine
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Biomedicine companion web site
  • Useful supplementary material includes Greek alphabet, SI units, and single letter codes for Amino Acids

About the Author(s)

John Lackie, Formerly Director of Research, Yamanouchi Research Institute, Oxford

Table of Contents

    Preface
    A note on conventions
    Listing of navigational entries
    A Dictionary of Biomedicine
    Appendix 1: The Greek Alphabet
    Appendix 2: SI Units
    Appendix 3: Single-letter codes for amino acids

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