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DUNGLISON'S MEDICAL DICTIONARY,
MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE, &c., &c. WITH THE FRENCH AND OTHER SYNONYMES; NOTICES OF CLIMATE AND OF CELEBRATED MINERAL WATERS; FORMULÆ FOR VARIOUS OFFICINAL, EMPI.
RICAL, AND DIETETIC PREPARATIONS, &c. :
BY ROBLEY DUNGLISON, M.D.,
TWELFTH EDITION, REVISED.
strongly bound in leather, with raised bands. Notwithstanding the large size and completeness of this standard work, the price at which it is offered places it within the reach of all.
We welcome it cordially; it is an admirable work, and indispensable to all literary medical men. The labor which has been bestowed upon it is something prodigious. The work, however, bas now been done, and we are happy in the thought that no human being will have again to undertake the same gigantic task. Revised and corrected from time to time, Dr. Dunglison's “ Medical Lexicon” will last for centuries.-British and Foreign Med. Chirurg. Review.
The fact that this excellent and learned work has passed through eight editions, and that a ninth is rendered necessary by the demands of the public, affords a sufficient evidence of the general appreciation of Dr. Dunglison's labors by the medical profession in England and America. It is a book which will be of great service to the student, in teaching him the meaning of all the technical terms used in medicine, and will be of no less use to the practitioner who desires to keep himself on a level with the advance of medical sci e.- London Medical Times and Gazette.
In taking leave of our author, we feel compelled to confess that his work bears evidence of almost incredible labor having been bestowed upon its composition.-Edinburgh Journal of Med. Sciences.
A mirade of labor and industry in one who has written able and voluminous works on nearly every branch of medical science. There could be no more useful book to the student or practi. tioner, in the present advancing age, than one in which would be found, in addition to the ordinary meaning and derivation of medical terms — 80 many of which are of modern introduction - concise descriptions of their explanation and employment; and all this and much more is contained in the volume before us. It is, therefore, almost as indispensable to the other learned professions as to our own; in fact, to all who may have occasion to ascertain the meaning of any word belonging to the many branches of medicine. From a careful examination of the present edition, we can vouch for its accuracy, and for its being brought quite up to the date of publication; the author states in his preface that he has added to it about four thousand terms, which are not to be found in the preceding one.-Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Sciences.
It is certainly more complete and comprehensive than any with which we are acquainted in the English language. Few, in fact, could be found better qualified than Dr. Dunglison for the production of such a work. Learned, industrious, persevering, and accurate, he brings to the task all the peculiar talents necessary for its successful performance; while, at the same time, his fami. liarity with the writings of the ancient and modern “masters of our art,” renders him skilful to note the exact usage of the several terms of science, and the various modifications which medical terminology has undergone with the change of theories or the progress of improvement.-American Journal of the Medical Sciences.
The most comprehensive and best English Dictionary of medical terms extant.—Buffalo Medical Journal.