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Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary (8th edition)
vVersion: 8.1.9 Updated: 2016-07-21

Description

The Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary provides full coverage of over 12,000 clear and concise entries, covering all aspects of medical science. Written by a team of medical experts, the entries are accessible and jargon-free, and complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams. The 8th edition has been fully revised and updated to cover changes in the medical industry.

It includes entries on techniques and equipment, drugs, general medical practice, health service organization, and treatment intended primarily for workers in the paramedical fields: pharmacists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, social workers, hospital secretaries, administrators, and technicians.

Each entry contains a basic definition, followed by a more detailed explanation or description. A feature of the dictionary is that the articles are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary technical jargon. For this reason the book will also be of both interest and value to the general reader who needs a home medical dictionary.

'Excellent layout and jargon-free style'--Nursing Times

'An extraordinary bargain'--New Scientist

This is a mobile dictionary with content from Oxford University Press and advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems.

SEARCH TOOLS

Effortlessly find words using a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. The integrated search tools activate automatically the moment you start typing:

  • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
  • An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
  • Camera search automatically searches for words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
LEARNING TOOLS

Engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:

  • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
  • ‘Recent’ list to help you easily review looked-up words
  • ‘Word of the day’ section to help expand your vocabulary every day


What's New

Version 8.1.9:
  • Completely redesigned user experience for quick navigation
  • New camera search feature looks up words in your camera's viewfinder
  • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
  • Fun ‘Word of the Day’ feature
  • Performance improvements
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