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Medical Terminology
For further assistance on research or use of library resources, please feel free to contact our staff at the Circulation Counter or email us at lb@twc.edu.hk or whatsapp us at 5575-1564.
Quick start
Search the TWC Search using the subject headings below to locate library materials or simply follow the call number on the shelves to find books on:
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Medicine dictionary
Medicine terminology. Abbreviations
Medicine encyclopedias
Pathology terminology. Abbreviations
Chemistry. Terminology
Analytical chemistry. Terminology.
Organic chemistry. Terminology
Biology. Terminology
Human anatomy
Physiology. Terminology
Microbiology. Terminology
Search for terminology or basic ideas of the subject by using Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks.
Call Number
Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary
R121 .M889 2013
R123 .S69 2013
R121 .S82 2012
Featured Printed Books
Call Number
R123 .J686 2016
R123 .S678 2015
R123 .E45 2014
SF610 .R66 2015
R123 .M595 2016
RB115 .S454 2018
R123 .W527 2016
R123 .R523 2015
R123 .E47 2013
R123 .G945 2019
R123 .G94 2013
R123 .L47 2014
R123 .C65 2014
R123 .L5 2018
R123 .L56 2018
R123 .L586 2018
Featured e-Books
*Tip: To find more e-books, search the TWC Search. See Library Website > Guides & Tutorials > Library Guides & Tutorials > Find e-books via TWC Search.
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Featured e-books
Use SFX to find the fulltext articles on Medical Terminology.
Use the Library e-Databases to find journal articles from popular and scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers and other publications and collections.
Find more in Library Website > E-Resources > A-Z List or Subject List.
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Major e-databases are listed below.
CINAHL Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
A comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals.
Informit Health Collection
The Collection is a mutli-disciplinary information resource in nursing and allied health education, training and research. Suitable for the nursing profession and other allied health disciplines including health informatics, physiotherapy and rehabilitation…etc.
Medline Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
Provides full text for academic journals on authoritative medical information on medicine, dentistry, nursing, radiology, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences.
ScienceDirect College Edition
Provides access to resources on health & life science including nursing, medicine, pharmacology, Veterinary Science, and Veterinary Medicine etc.
Internet Resources
General Resources
  • Medical Dictionary Online
    Medical Dictionary Online displays information that may be available from any of the more than 40,000 publicly available dictionaries, encyclopedias, research articles and books.
  • Medical Terminology Database: Dictionary & Glossary
    The Medical Terminology DB website is a free onilne reference that contains a large collection of medical terms, definitions and meanings.
  • MedTerms Medical Dictionary
    MedTerms Medical Dictionary is the medical terminology for MedicineNet.com. It defines difficult medical language in easy-to-understand explanations of over 19,000 medical terms.
  • Merck Manuals
    The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.
  • Merriam Webster Online
    Merriam Webster is a free, regularly updated online dictionary and thesaurus.
  • Online Medical Terminology Course – Des Moines Community College
    Free online course for practice help in medical terminology.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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