The dictionary, containing 132,000 terms, is the most up-to-date English-Japanese dictionary of medical science. It has a maximal collection of medically-related terms. The dictionary's wide-ranging collection of entries includes not only technical terms from different fields, but also medically-related general terms, abbreviations, and slang. Each entry has a highly reliable translation, and also includes a concise yet accurate explanation. Because the dictionary includes a Japanese-English cross-reference table, it can also be used as a Japanese-English medical dictionary.
The dictionary contains the latest terms, reflecting the progress of medicine, including entries for multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, norovirus, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, iPS (induced pluripotent stem) cell, prepandemic vaccine, etc.
|Original books||医学英和辞典 第2版|
|Publisher||Kenkyusha Co., Ltd.|
|Publication date||July 18, 2008|
|Number of volumes||One volume|
|Book price||Base price: ¥12,000 + tax|
|Release date of JK||July 4, 2011|
|Number of entries||132,000 entries|
|Number of characters||7,800,000 characters|
|Frequency of update||―|