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Black's Medical Dictionary

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Black's Medical Dictionary (42nd ed, 2010) is a comprehensive medical dictionary featuring definitions of medical terms, concepts and conditions, published by A & C Black Publishers. [1]

14 relations: A & C Black, Dictionary, Endoscopy, Fibroma, Gordon MacPherson, HPV vaccines, John Comrie, Laparoscopy, Macmillan Publishers, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Monoclonal antibody, Percutaneous coronary intervention, Stem cell, Terminology.

A & C Black

A & C Black is a British book publishing company, owned since 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

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An endoscopy (looking inside) is used in medicine to look inside the body.

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Fibromas (or fibroid tumors or fibroids) are benign tumors that are composed of fibrous or connective tissue.

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Gordon MacPherson

Dr George Gordon MacPherson is Reader in Experimental Pathology, Turnbull Fellow, Tutor in Medicine, and Senior Tutor at Oriel College, Oxford.

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HPV vaccines

Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines are vaccines that prevent infection by certain types of human papillomavirus.

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John Comrie

John Dixon Comrie (28 February 1875 – 2 October 1939) was a Scottish physician, historian of medicine, and the editor of the first edition of Black's Medical Dictionary.

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Laparoscopy is an operation performed in the abdomen or pelvis through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) with the aid of a camera.

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Macmillan Publishers

Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) refers to a group of gram-positive bacteria that are genetically distinct from other strains of Staphylococcus aureus.

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Monoclonal antibody

Monoclonal antibodies (mAb or moAb) are antibodies that are made by identical immune cells that are all clones of a unique parent cell.

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Percutaneous coronary intervention

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a non-surgical procedure used to treat narrowing (stenosis) of the coronary arteries of the heart found in coronary artery disease.

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Stem cell

Stem cells are biological cells that can differentiate into other types of cells and can divide to produce more of the same type of stem cells.

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Terminology is the study of terms and their use.

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