Medical Glossary Resources

National Network of Libraries of Medicine: Consumer Health Information in Many Languages

Medline Plus



Health Education Resource Exchange (HERE) Topics A to Z

Health Information Translations

Health Translations

Washington Health Benefit Exchange (includes “broker” and navigator search to help patients enroll in insurance)

Refugee Phrase Book (various languages; click “Languages”, select desired language(s), and confirm with “Apply”)

IMIA: Pain Description Glossaries (French, Haitian Creole, Brazilian-Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)

California Office of Binational Border Health: English-Spanish Dictionary of Health Related Terms (includes terms for traditional concepts, such as “susto”)

University of Connecticut – Center for Public Health Policy and AHEC Connecticut: English-Spanish Dictionary of Health Terms That May Be Useful to Volunteers at The UConn Migrant Farmworkers’ Clinics

MHP Salud (Spanish resources for migrant workers; will need to sign-in to access)

Medical Spanish (English-Spanish audio with dialogues, vocabulary, and anatomical illustrations)

Practicing Spanish: Medical Spanish (English-Spanish audio)

CommonGround International: Medical Spanish Classes (English-Spanish vocabulary, phrases, flashcards, video lessons, Facebook group live video lessons, etc.)

Help The Refugees: English – Karen/Burmese Medical Terminology

Japan Healthcare Info: Medical Expressions (English – Japanese; includes pharmaceutical terms)

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre: Oji-Cree Medical Dictionary

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre: Ojibwe Medical Dictionary

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