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  • Dictionaries and Glossaries

    Look up vocabulary words about health, disease, or medicine on these websites.

    Dictionary of Common Medical Terms
    Find definitions for over 1,300 medical words on FamilyDoctor.org. The definitions are at a medium reading level.
    http://familydoctor.org/online/
    famdocen/home/tools/dictionary.html

    Dictionary of Cancer Terms
    Find definitions of words that relate to cancer from the National Cancer Institute. The reading level is medium to high.
    http://cancer.gov/dictionary/

    Word! A Glossaryof Medical Words
    This section of the KidsHealth site has definitions of medical words that are written for children.
    http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/word/

 


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