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This medical dictionary contains over 9,000 entries written by physicians. Users can also search for information about diseases and conditions, and medications.


MediLexicon Online Dictionary

This dictionary contains definitions and explanations of thousands of medical terms and also features pronunciations and abbreviations.


Medical Terminology Course

This website is a mini-course in medical terminology provided by Des Moines University. Learn the basics of what makes up medical terms so you can use, understand, recognize and learn new terms when you come across them in the future.


Unlocking Medical Terminology

A study guide for the book of the same title, by Bruce Wingerd. Audio glossaries by chapter are also included.



Practice Tests, Flashcards, Quizzes, and Games


American Association of Medical Assistants

CMA Medical Terminology Practice Exam.


Online Medical Terminology Flashcards

Vocabulary games to help you learn medical terminology. Each quiz randomly selects 20 questions from a pool of 340.



On this page you’ll find a medical dictionary, a flash movie tutorial that contains interactive quizzes. You'll learn about how to put together parts of medical words, links to medical word parts and what they mean. An appendix of common medical abbreviations is also included.

 Medical Dictionaries and Terminology