medical dictionary

  1. a specialized dictionary covering terms used in the health professions by doctors, nurses, and others involved in healthcare services.

Origin of medical dictionary

First recorded in 1730–40

Words Nearby medical dictionary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use medical dictionary in a sentence

  • Why I should have talked like an article in a medical dictionary instead of like a human being I cannot imagine.

    The Ghost | Arnold Bennett
  • You are to begin with this one; keep this medical dictionary at hand for reference.

    Hidden Hand | Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • Found by his bedside a medical dictionary (taken from the shelves of my library) which he says, he had been reading.

  • His “Breviarie of Health” is a medical dictionary, and held to be a “jewel” in his time, as Fuller records.

    Amenities of Literature | Isaac Disraeli
  • Charles tried to look up his medical dictionary, but could not read it; the lines were dancing.

    Madame Bovary | Gustave Flaubert