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Bantam Medical Dictionary

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ISBN-10: 0553592262

ISBN-13: 9780553592269

Edition: 6th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Laurence Urdang

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Here in one compact volume is a personal medical reference guide you can turn to with trust. The fully expanded and revised sixth edition ofThe Bantam Medical Dictionaryprovides the most up-to-date medical information in an easy-to-access format specifically designed for general readers, students, and health-care professionals. Compiled and reviewed by a distinguished team of more than forty doctors and experts, this essential reference covers the entire domain of the health sciences, defining more than 11,000 medical terms and concepts in all the major medical and surgical specialties. You'll find commonly prescribed drugs described, along with their generic and brand names, as well as…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Lexicographer Laurence Urdang was born in Manhattan on March 21, 1927. He served in the United States Naval Reserve during World War II. He graduated from Columbia University and did graduate work there in linguistics, but never completed his graduate degree. He was a lecturer in linguistics at New York University from 1956 to 1961. He helped create more than 100 dictionaries and reference books including -Ologies and -Isms; The New York Times Everyday Reader's Dictionary of Misunderstood, Misused, and Mispronounced Words; and a dictionary on synonyms and antonyms. In 1969, he started Laurence Urdang Associates, Ltd., which published about 150 books on words and language. In 1974, he found…