Consistency of Medical Dictionaries

We usually treat dictionaries, including medical dictionaries, as valuable and impeccable source of information. But is it always right? Take a look on article from  Svetolik P. Djordjević, where he compares two highly validated medical dictionaries and discuss discrepancies between them.

MEDICAL TRANSLATORS AND MEDICAL DICTIONARIES

Svetolik P. Djordjević

Abstract: Medical translators should be aware of ambiguities and inconsistencies found in standard medical reference works. I will point these out through a comparative analysis of Dorland’s and Stedman’s medical dictionaries, with appropriate examples.

http://www.jordanapublishing.com/medicinski/medi-proceedings.pdf

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