Dictionary of Biomedical Science
Do you want to know what inherited defect causes thalassaemia? Do you understand the significance of “resistance” when applied to microbiology? Can you say what a “frozen section” really is? This book will answer these questions, and many more. This dictionary contains over 8000 entries that define all the basic principles of biomedical sciences, together with a wealth of other information. It reflects current practice in all aspects of biomedical science and includes variant spellings, punctuation, abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, nomenclature, prefixes and suffixes. It covers the field in a concise, clear and authoritative manner and its lively style makes it a frequently consulted, informative, practical guide to the subject.
About the Author
Peter J. Gosling, PhD, CBiol, MIBiol, FIBMS is President of Peter Gosling Associates. He is the author/editor of over 30 publications, including The Genus Aeromonas(1996) and The Scientist’s Guide to Poster Presentations(1999)