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March 15, 1947

Spanish-English Medical Dictionary

JAMA. 1947;133(11):808-809. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880110074037

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This dictionary is now given to the Spanish speaking medical world with confidence but with full knowledge of its limitations. The compiler asks all who consult it to apprise him of any lacunae which they may observe for correction in future editions. Acknowledgment for help is presented through the book to Dr. Josep Trueta of Barcelona and Dr. J. Perera y Prats of Madrid and to Mrs. Isobel W. Brocklehurst, M.R.C.V.S., of the Department of Veterinary Pathology of the University of Liverpool for the list of veterinary terms which appears at the end of the book. More than 14,000 medical terms are translated into English. In these days it is almost imperative for Spanish speaking physicians and scientists to be familiar with English medical terms. On this account the dictionary will be a great help, especially in Spanish medical libraries. The author gives credit to Dr. Joaquin Pi for Pi's

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