What is XTerm Medical Dictionary?
XTerm Medical Dictionary is a quick reference tool that can
help you any time. Its database of medical terms is updated
twice a month, so every time you download a patch there will
be new and updated/corrected terms. This medical dictionary is
All definitions are embedded in an Windows compatible
application, which has an built-in search engine. This allows
fast search with
wildcard or incorrect spelling. It is also possible
to search for definitions which contain one or two desired
words joined by a
The database of medical terms includes definitions,
abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, eponyms, mnemonics of
medical conditions, anatomical structures, procedures, drug
mechanisms, chemicals, medical associations, measure units
Some features of this application
Use Browse headers to look through a complete dictionary word
list. Browsing starts when you type a letter or series of
letters. Up and down keys will help you to navigate through
list, one word at a time.
To find headers containing unknown letters place a “?”
instead of a letter and/or “*” for none or any letters.
Search on definitions
You can search definitions for a word or you can search for
two words joined by a logical operator ( “+” means AND, “-”
means NOT, “/” means OR).
With this feature you can keep up-to-date the database of
medical terms. Proxy settings are available. (i.e. if your PC
is behind a firewall you can use Update feature.) First Get
Info, then Download. After download, the database file is
checked with its new accompanying CRC (cyclical redundancy
check), then installed, so the risk to install a corrupted
file is zero.
Some definitions are written / sent by these great people.
Champ, student - Oregon State University: Biochemistry, Cell
Vaknin - author of 'Malignant Self Love - Narcissism
Revisited': Personality Disorders
I hope you will find XTerm Medical
Dictionary useful. If you want to improve it or you feel you
can share your knowledge, please
let me know.