The U.S. National Library of Medicine's site provides the adam Health
Illustrated Encyclopedia which includes over 4,000 articles
about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries and surgeries, plus an
extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
Another medical encyclopedia is brought to you by Lycos
and WebMd from A to Z.
MedicineNet's award-winning site provides MedTerms.com with its medical terms dictionary,
offering over 10,000 terms and growing
Familydoctor.org also offers a
health dictionary of over 1,300 common medical terms.
GeoParent's health and
wellness dictionary includes anatomical terms, bodily functions,
common diseases, conditions and other health term definitions.
Here's a pleasant surprise: neurosurgical
terms in plain English.
This site for the medical transcription industry offers a glossary of
surgical and medical terms that is updated weekly. Just
hit the "glossary" button. They also feature
a list of medical equipment and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
HON's food intolerance page also includes an allergy
CancerWeb also offers an online medical
From the National Institutes of
Health here's a comprehensive glossary of cancer-related terms.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Cancer Center provides a glossary
historical information only, here's a dictionary
of poisons & antidotes. For a poisoning emergency, there's
a national hotline, 1-800-222-1222.
When you call this number you will be automatically linked to the nearest poison center.
Keep this number in a handy place.
offers a wealth of information in its reference library, including a glossary
of natural healing therapies AND a glossary of supplements.
lots more here so look around.
InteliHealth offers exhaustive resources on complementary and alternative
medicine, fitness, workplace health, babies' health, caregiving,
symptoms and conditions, plus
a medical dictionary.
It may not be as much fun as a tooth fairy, but you can find a dictionary
of dental terms here!
information provided on this site is designed to inform you and support,
not replace, your relationship with your doctor.
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