Condition: Used, paperback, very good, clean pages, no markings or tears
Paperback: 764 pages
Publisher: Collins Reference; 4 edition (2001)
The audience for this book is identified as the general public, and the cover states that the dictionary is "the complete home medical dictionary." Definitions are described as "brief, accurate and to the point explanations of current medical terms." The detailed, scientifically labeled illustrations are intended to preclude the need for lengthy definitions, most of which run only one or two sentences and use fairly technical vocabulary.