Annotation qWritten in order to help medical students better understand medical a other biological terminology, Scarborough's...thought-provoking chapters on botany, invertebrates, arthropods, a the human skeletal, nervous, muscular, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, endocrine, circulatory, a sensorial systems illustrate the historical development a metaphorical importance of the jargon. The book is also an elegant introduction to the history of ideas in Western scientific thought. [MEDICAL a BIOLOGICAL TERMINOLOGIES is] a highly recommended aid for teachers.q--RELIGIOUS STUDIES REVIEW. qPractitioners a students of medicine a allied disciplines as well as general readers with an interest in the history of scientific a technical words will find both instruction a enjoyment in this wisely conceived a adroitly executed work.q--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. q[Scarborough's] command of the technical material a literature is remarkable, a he writes with the clarity a enthusiasm of a fine teacher, not a compiler of scientific ARCANA. Erudition, wit, a entertainment abound.q--CLASSICAL WORLD. John Scarborough is a Professor in the School of Pharmacy, Department of Classics a Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of ROMAN MEDICINE, FACETS OF HELLENIC LIFE, a PHARMACY'S ANCIENT HERITAGE: THEOPHRASTUS, NICANDER, a DIOSCORIDES, a the editor of SYMPOSIUM ON BYZANTINE MEDICINE a FOLKLORE a FOLKMEDICINES.The book is also an elegant introduction to the history of ideas in Western scientific thought. [MEDICAL aamp; BIOLOGICAL TERMINOLOGIES is] a highly recommended aid for teachers.aquot;--RELIGIOUS STUDIES REVIEW.
|Title||:||Medical and Biological Terminologies|
|Publisher||:||University of Oklahoma Press - 1992|