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Medical Terminology Research Project: 5: Medical Dictionaries

Tutorial for online medical terminology class

Online Medical Dictionaries

In addition to the print dictionaries that you can find in the library, there are many online medical dictionaries that you can use to define your terms.

Within the database Health Source, choose Medical Dictionary from the blue bar:

Health Source: Medical Dictionary

 

MEDLINE Plus also provides a free online medical dictionary:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html

MEDLINE Plus Medical Dictionary

Step 5

Look at the online medical dictionaries available and choose which one you would like to use.

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Assignment Benchmark

At this time you can define your medical terms using the dictionaries listed!