Glossary

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CLL/Leukaemia Specific Glossaries

GLOSSARY OF TERMS  

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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)

General

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:

UK SITES:

Online Medical Dictionary 

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.

Medical Abbreviations 

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.

Glossary of Health, Social Care and Information Technology 

Explains terms used by health and social care agencies.

Glossary of Health & Social Services Acronyms 

Useful site for understanding all those confusing abbreviations.

 

NON UK SITES

General

MedlinePlus 

(US site) Comprehensive medical dictionary.

 

OneLook 

(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.