HSL plain language medical dictionary

Use these dictionaries to translate medical terminology into words your patients will understand.

This French dictionary was developped by the Réseau Québécois des Etablissements Promoteurs de Santém, with the collaboration of the team of Promotion de la santé du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Montréal (CHUM) :  Lexique de mots alternatifs

This English dictionary was developed by the  University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library as part of the Michigan Health Literacy Awareness project. (see the widget below to consult it).

 CLAD Thesaurus (provides alternatives to complicated words and phrases).

See also: Online resources

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