Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Dictionaries / Glossaries
American Heritage Medical Dictionary
A comprehensive reference that reflects the most recent developments in medicine and health care delivery.
A comprehensive free online medical dictionary that is powered by Stedman's. The medical terminology dictionary contains over 100,000 medical terms that can be accessed quickly and easily.
Medline Plus - Encyclopedia
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
Medpedia is a new collaborative model to the collection, sharing and advancement of medical knowledge that, over time, will produce the world's most comprehensive resource. Format is very similar to Wikipedia.
Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
Search medical terms and abbreviations with the most up-to-date and comprehensive medical dictionary from the reference experts at Merriam-Webster. Master today's medical vocabulary. Become an informed health-care consumer!
BioMedical Engineering Society
The vision of the Biomedical Engineering Society is to serve as the lead society and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering by fostering translation of biomedical engineering and technology into industrial and clinical applications; holding top-quality scientific meetings…
Biomedical engineering is the application of engineering
principles and techniques to the medical field. This field seeks to
close the gap between engineering and medicine. It combines the design
and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve healthcare diagnosis and treatment.
Foundation for Biomedical Research
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is the nation's oldest and largest organization dedicated to improving human and veterinary health by promoting public understanding and support for humane and responsible animal research.
BioMedical Engineering OnLine
Open access to all articles.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Presents original research in the following areas: tissue and cellular engineering and biotechnology; biomaterials and biological interfaces; biological signal processing and instrumentation; biomechanics, rheology, and molecular motion; dynamical, regulatory, and integrative biology; transport phenomena, systems analysis and electrophysiology; imaging. Some open access articles are available.