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CLL/Leukaemia Specific Glossaries
Other useful resources
a) Glossary entry on CLLCananda website. (Not directly linkable but there are a number of good glossaries available from the home page.)
b) Australia's Leukaemia Foundation Glossary (not specific to CLL, but comprehensive)
The dictionary page on Patient.co.uk gives you instant access to a search facility that accesses some of the directories and glossaries listed below:
Now exclusively licensed by mondofacto, the Online Medical Dictionary is a searchable dictionary of medical and scientific terms.
Medical Abbreviations - from MediLexicon
Use to search for the meaning of medical terms and abbreviations such as tds, bd, prn, etc. Also has a medical dictionary.
A list of abbreviations commonly used in medical notes written by doctors. Aims to make reading your own notes more comprehensible. A service from the Patient Partnership Group of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Explains terms used by health and social care agencies.
Useful site for understanding all those confusing abbreviations.
NON UK SITES
(US site) Comprehensive medical dictionary.
(US site) - A general (not just medical) but comprehensive online dictionary. Over1.6 million words included from over 250 on-line dictionaries. It would be hard to find a word in the English Language that cannot be found, defined or explained from this site.