So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, 45 appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, online resources, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations – nearly three times more than any other dictionary available – making it an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. NEW to the 9th Edition! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment.