Resources for Medical Translators

* MediLexicon
The world’s largest online database of medical abbreviations. MediLexicon contains over 234,000 entries and meanings that are constantly updated. The site also contains searchable databases of pharmaceutical companies, medical associations and hospitals, an online dictionary and links to other online resources.

On the site of the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA), you can find a great list of resources for Medical Terminology. 

Here are a couple of examples:

* The ABCs of Medical Translation:  Strategies to Identify, Translate, and Manage Acronyms and Abbreviations:
Erin Lyons’ Presentation and additional related materials from 2009 ATA Conference, New York


Medical Symbols:

* HIV Spanish English Glossary

Find the full list on the IMIA website.

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