Medical Glossary Resources

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

Medline Plus

Health Reach



Health Education Resource Exchange (HERE)

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

Amharic-English Medical Dictionary (AEMD) (with audio)

 AACI’s Shira Pransky Project: Health-Related Hebrew Vocabulary

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