Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
Libraries in which a major proportion of the resources are available in machine-readable format, rather than on paper or MICROFORM.
The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.
The field which deals with illustrative clarification of biomedical concepts, as in the use of diagrams and drawings. The illustration may be produced by hand, photography, computer, or other electronic or mechanical methods.
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.
An optical disk storage system for computers on which data can be read or from which data can be retrieved but not entered or modified. A CD-ROM unit is almost identical to the compact disk playback device for home use.
Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.
Books in the field of medicine intended primarily for consultation.
Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.
Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.
The educational process of instructing.
One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.
The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Morphological and physiological development of FETUSES.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
Comprehensive, methodical analysis of complex biological systems by monitoring responses to perturbations of biological processes. Large scale, computerized collection and analysis of the data are used to develop and test models of biological systems.
The routing of water to open or closed areas where it is used for agricultural purposes.
Educational institutions.
Differential treatment or unequal access to opportunities, based on group membership such as origin or ethnicity.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
A subtype of equilibrative nucleoside transporter proteins that is insensitive to inhibition by 4-nitrobenzylthioinosine.
A class of sodium-independent nucleoside transporters that mediate the facilitative transport of NUCLEOSIDES.
A federation of seven states on the southeast portion of the Arabian peninsula: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwain. In 1820 a treaty of peace was concluded between Great Britain and native rulers. During the 19th century the rulers agreed to suppression of the slave trade and restriction of foreign relations to Great Britain. The Trucial Council was established in 1952 and defense treaties with Great Britain terminated. In 1971 an independent six-member federation was formed, with Ras al-Khaimah joining the federation in 1972. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1250)
Members of a Semitic people inhabiting the Arabian peninsula or other countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The term may be used with reference to ancient, medieval, or modern ethnic or cultural groups. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of the edible fruit (apple) and is cultivated in temperate climates worldwide.
The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
External application of water for therapeutic purposes.
Hair grooming, cleansing and modifying products meant for topical application to hair, usually human. They include sprays, bleaches, dyes, conditioners, rinses, shampoos, nutrient lotions, etc.
The occupation concerned with the cutting and dressing of the hair of customers and, of men, the shaving and trimming of the beard and mustache. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The treatment of disease by exposing the body to SUNLIGHT, a therapeutic use of SUNBATHING.
For-profit enterprise with relatively few to moderate number of employees and low to moderate volume of sales.