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Medical Terminology: Getting Started

A guide for students of CHSE 120 and others learning medical terminology.

Use this guide to find articles containing medical terms and books to help you dissect them. While you work, don't forget to cite your sources! If you run into trouble, use the box to your right, or visit the library's website to contact a librarian. 

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CHSE 120 Text Book

Stedman's Medical Dictionary (eBook)

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary

 Look up medical definitions and listen to audio recordings to perfect your pronunciation.

Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary

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