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Acronyms

 

Acronym Finder 

Search more than 320,000 acronyms, abbreviations and initials.

 

MediLexicon 

Search medical and pharmaceutical abbreviations, definitions, ICD-9 codes, and basic drug information.

 

US Government Abbreviations and Acronyms 

Alphabetical list of government acronyms, with links to the government agencies and programs that use them.

 

Dictionaries & Thesauri

General

 

OneLook 

Enter your word and OneLook retrieves a list of dictionary Web sites that define the word or phrase. It will also find Web sites that provide a translation of the word into other languages.

 

Thesaurus.com 

Type in your word and find both synonyms and acronyms. Based on Roget’s Interactive Thesaurus.

 

Scientific

 

Beilstein Dictionary 

Provides German-English, English-German translations for use with the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry. With a total of about 2,100 entries, it contains most German words occurring in the Beilstein Handbook, as well as common abbreviations, alphabetically listed with their English equivalents.

 

Beilstein Dictionary 

Provides German-English, English-German translations for use with the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry. With a total of about 2,100 entries, it contains most German words occurring in the Beilstein Handbook, as well as common abbreviations, alphabetically listed with their English equivalents.

 

Life Science Dictionary 

More than 8,300 terms dealing with biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, cell biology and genetics. New additions include terms relating to ecology, limnology, pharmacology, toxicology and medicine.

 

MedBioWorld Medical and Science Dictionaries 

List of links to various bioscience, medical, and pharmacology dictionaries and glossaries.

 

Multilingual Glossary of Technical and Medical Terms 

Provides translations for major technical and medical terminology in eight European languages: Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portugese and Spanish.

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