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November 16, 1901

The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary. For Practitioners and Students. A Complete Dictionary of the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Kindred Branches, Including Much Collateral Information of an Encyclopedic Character, Together with New and Elaborate Tables of Arteries, Muscles, Nerves, Veins, etc.; of Bacilli, Bacteria, Micrococci, Streptococci; Eponymic Tables, Diseases, Operations, Signs and Symptoms, Stains, Tests, Methods of Treatment, etc.

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By W. A. Newman Dorland, A.M., M.D., editor of the "American Pocket Medical Dictionary." Second Edition, Revised. Leather. Pp. 770. Price, $4.50 net. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders & Co. 1901.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(20):1332. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470460046020

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Abstract

The necessity for a second edition of this dictionary inside of eleven months is sufficient evidence to show the popularity with which it was received on its first appearance. The general arrangement of the words and their definitions is very satisfactory and the use of thin Oxford Bible paper and flexible covers has made it possible to produce a word book, full and complete enough for all ordinary use and yet so compact that it is but little larger than the ordinary abridged dictionary. For everyday use it is the most satisfactory of any published.

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