In the future, the biomedical dictionary will be subdivided into specialized dictionaries, e.g., for AIDS, Cancer, etc. (see left navigation icon links). At present however, all the terms are included in the main
Navigating the dictionary. When you click on
To facilitate your search, each biomedical term has its own page (plus the related terms, topics and resources).
Use the A-Z navigation links at the top to begin your search for a specific biomedical term. [If you do not see the A-Z navigation links, click on
Because there can be several hundred to thousands of biomedical terms under each letter heading, each letter heading is subdivided further in "Subsections". Click on the specific subsection that will flank the biomedical term you are looking for.
Take the time to familiarize yourself with the navigation of the links. Note that clicking on the
The "truncation" of the dictionary into subsections will not only facilitate your search for a specific biomedical term, it will also speed up the downloading of the database. In the future, we shall include a "term search" option, to further aid in your search.