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Medical Thesaurus

A Thesaurus of Medical Words and Phrases. By WILFRED M. BARTON, M.D., Assistant to Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, and Lecturer on Pharmacy, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; and WALTER A. WELLS, M.D., Demonstrator of Laryngology and Rhinology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Handsome octavo volume of 550 pages. Cloth, $0.00 net; Sheep or Half Morocco, $0.00 net.

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The Only Medical Thesaurus Ever Published This work is the only Medical Thesaurus ever published. It aims to perform for medical literature the same services which Roget's work has done for literature in general ; that is, instead of, as an ordinary dictionary does, supplying the meaning to given words, it reverses the process, and when the meaning or idea is in the mind, it endeavors to supply the fitting term or phrase to express that idea. In the matter of synonyms of technical words the authors have performed for medical science a service never before attempted. Writers and speakers desiring to avoid the unpleasant repetition of words will find this feature of the work of inestimable value. Indeed, the Thesaurus will be found of service to all persons who are called upon to state or explain any subject in the technical language of medicine.

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Practice of Medicine

Edited by

ALFRED STENGEL, M.D. Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Pennsylvania;

Visiting Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital

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