A Dictionary of Malayan Medicine

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THIS dictionary has been prepared by one of the very few officers of the Malayan medical service who has regarded the study of native medicine as anything but time wasted on effete superstitions. Nor, in fact, are the modern hospitals of the western States of Malaya a proper environment for such studies, workers in them being insulated from the native atmosphere and fully employed in the study of modern medicine and surgery.

A Dictionary of Malayan Medicine

John D. Gimlette. Edited and completed by H. W. Thomson. Pp. xvi+260. (London, New York and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1939.) 7s. 6d. net.

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WINSTEDT, R. A Dictionary of Malayan Medicine. Nature 143, 1045–1046 (1939) doi:10.1038/1431045a0

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