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Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition, 3rd Edition

  • Merriam-Webster
  • ISBN-10: 1418000566  |  ISBN-13: 9781418000561
  • 960 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 1996
  • © 2006 | Published
  • List Price = $ 24.95
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Overview

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, 2005 Revised Edition is an invaluable resource for health care professionals with over 59,000 entries covering today's most widely used health care terms, abbreviations, medication names, and biographies of medical pioneers. Unlike unwieldy medical encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, 2005 Revised Edition is compact, portable, and affordable, making it perfect for everyone from allied health students and medical professionals to consumers without a medical background who want a desktop reference without investing a lot of money.

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Features and Benefits

  • Concise and easy-to-read entries, which include thousands of examples of words used in context and hundreds of actual quotations from respected medical writers and publications.
  • Entries carefully researched and cross-referenced with Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary to ensure they include the most widely used health care terms and abbreviations.
  • Includes over 1,000 biographies of medical figures of historical importance.
  • Includes mini-medical writing style guide.

What's New

  • 350 new words and senses.
  • Top 100 prescribed drugs including both trade and generic names.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 6th + Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, Revised Edition, 3rd + Workbook

ISBN-10: 1435475372  | ISBN-13: 9781435475373

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Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Dictionary bundled with Quick Reference to Med Term  (ISBN-10: 1428393234 | ISBN-13: 9781428393233)

List Price = $63.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00

Bundle Introduction to Medical Terminoloy Text with Student Workbook and Merriam Websters Medical Desk Dictionary  (ISBN-10: 1418033707 | ISBN-13: 9781418033705)

List Price = $209.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $158.00

Student Supplements

Dictionary bundled with Quick Reference to Med Term  (ISBN-10: 1428393234 | ISBN-13: 9781428393233)

List Price = $63.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00

Bundle Introduction to Medical Terminoloy Text with Student Workbook and Merriam Websters Medical Desk Dictionary  (ISBN-10: 1418033707 | ISBN-13: 9781418033705)

List Price = $209.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $158.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Merriam-Webster

Merriam Webster Inc, Springfield, MA