A-Z quick reference to over 5,500 medical terms The BMA Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition is just what the doctor ordered - the only full colour illustrated dictionary with easy-to-follow explanations for over 5,500 medical terms. Inside you'll find more than just basic definitions; entries for conditions define the ailment, explain how it affects the patient, and outline possible treatments. Key conditions are accompanied by full-coloured images to improve your understanding. From exploring a dental abscess diagram to discovering the symptoms and causes of asthma, stay one step ahead of your family's ailments following this A-Z guide. Fully updated and revised with the latest information on anatomical terms, disorders, essential tests and drugs so whatever you're dealing with, you're fully in the know. The BMA Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition is a must-have for your family bookshelf.