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General Medical Reference Resources

General and medical reference materials.

General Online Dictionaries and Thesaurus

Freely available

Collins Dictionary/Thesaurus (Free online) - define words and show like terms (based on US English).

Oxford Thesaurus/Dictionary (Free online) - define words and show similar words (based on UK English)

Merriam Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus  (Free online) - define words and list synonyms (used in Canada as well)

Martin, E. A., & McFerran, T. A. (Eds.). (2014). A dictionary of nursing. Oxford University Press. (parts  freely available through Google books).

Arabic Ontology & Dictionaries

Arabic Ontology + 150 Arabic dictionaries - The largest Arabic lexical database

Available through the university access.

The American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus. (2014). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company  - A well-known book of synonyms.

Martin, E. A., & McFerran, T. A. (Eds.). (2008). A dictionary of nursing. Oxford University Press. - over 10,200 entries).