Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations

Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations

Author: Stanley Jablonski

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455705528

Category: Medical

Page: 1591

View: 878

Medical acronyms and abbreviations offer convenience, but can often be confusing and difficult to decode. This handy, portable new 6th edition features thousands of new terms from across all medical specialties. Its alphabetical arrangement makes reference a snap, and expanded coverage of symbols makes more of them easier to find. Contains more entries than any other portable reference, making it the most comprehensive resource of its kind. Uses a convenient, alphabetical format so you can find the entry you need more intuitively. Includes thousands of new terms to keep you current. Provides an expanded symbols section, making it easier to find unusual or seldom-used symbols.

Dictionary of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations

Dictionary of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations

Author: Jakob Vlietstra

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1852333979

Category: Computers

Page: 712

View: 390

This Dictionary covers information and communication technology (ICT), including hardware and software; information networks, including the Internet and the World Wide Web; automatic control; and ICT-related computer-aided fields. The Dictionary also lists abbreviated names of relevant organizations, conferences, symposia and workshops. This reference is important for all practitioners and users in the areas mentioned above, and those who consult or write technical material. This Second Edition contains 10,000 new entries, for a total of 33,000.

The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary

The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary


Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618249524

Category: Reference

Page: 308

View: 880

An updated edition of current acronyms, abbreviations, and Americanisms includes some 19,000 entries that encompass a wide range of blends, clippings, foreign words, initialisms, numericals, and truncations.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms, Synonyms and Symbols Used in Medicine

Elsevier's Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms, Synonyms and Symbols Used in Medicine

Author: S.A. Tsur

Publisher: Elsevier Science Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015060557652

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 864

View: 449

Description: Over 10,000 abbreviations are added to this second edition of the dictionary, the first edition of which was published in 1999. The new edition contains over 30,000 abbreviations of terms used in the field of anatomy, bacteriology, biology, chemistry, medicine (human and veterinary), pathology, pharmacology, etc., with especially detailed itemization of the chemical elements, hormones, insulins, kidney function tests, pulmonary function tests, serological tests for syphilis, symbols used in various disciplines, such as biology, calculation, chemistry, Greek alphabet, medicine and pharmacy, numeration and signs of the zodiac, the vitamins , etc.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Technical Abbreviations

Elsevier's Dictionary of Technical Abbreviations

Author: S. Bobryakov

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080460194

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1184

View: 865

The English-Russian dictionary of technical abbreviations contains nearly 65,000 entries covering various fields and subfields of engineering and technology. Abbreviations are widely used in technical literature and, as a rule, they create difficulties for the reader. Numerous abbreviations are used in technical literature dealing with space, agriculture, electronics, computer science, chemistry, thermodynamics, nuclear engineering, refrigeration, cryogenics, machinery, aviation, business, accounting, optics, radio electronics, and military fields, including abbreviations used on a wide scale by the Navy, Airforce and the Army. In many instances the same abbreviation is used in most different fields of engineering and technology though depicting different notions. There are cases when the same abbreviation may have dozen of meanings, depending on the specific field of engineering. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order. A wide range of literature has been explored for the selection and translation of the abbreviations. The dictionary has been compiled by comparing parallel texts in both languages, and by consultation with experts. This publication will be invaluable to the personnel of designing bureaus and research institutions, and also to translators, scientists, researchers, designers and university personnel dealing with various fields of engineering and technology. approx. 125,000 terms

Abbreviations Dictionary

Abbreviations Dictionary

Author: Ralph De Sola

Publisher: New York : Elsevier North-Holland

ISBN: WISC:89048452155

Category: Abbreviations, English

Page: 680

View: 980

Abbreviations; Acronyms; Anonyms and eponyms; Appellations; Contractions; Geographical equivalents; Historical and mythological characters; Initials and nicknames; Short forms and slang shortcuts; Signs and symbols.