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Search our medical ebooks.

Medical Websites

  • National Library of Medicine
    Understanding Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine. This is an engaging slideshow you don't want to miss!!
  • MedlinePlus - Medical dictionary
    Type the word that you would like to find. If you're not sure of the spelling, type the first few letters, followed by an asterisk(*).

  • MedicineNet
    MedTerms medical dictionary is the medical reference for Our doctors define difficult medical language in easy-to-understand explanations of over 16,000 medical terms
  • Online Medical Dictionary
    A free online medical dictionary search engine for definitions of medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare equipment, health conditions, medical devices, specialty terms and medical abbreviations.

Sweet Search

This is an academic search engine that will produce great results. You won't have to worry about bogus, biased, or unreliable information. 

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Medical Databases from EBSCO

Steps to find a Medical Dictionary

  1. Type medical terminology in the search box.
  2. From Academic Search Complete, click on Choose Databases. 
    • Check Health Source - Consumer Edition
    • There is a "Medical Dictionary" tab at the top.
  3. Also try...
      • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
      • Medline


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