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Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine: External Link Indicator

This new interactive tutorial from the NLM teaches consumers about medical terminology. Users can access this in Medical Dictionary External Link Indicatorsection of MedlinePlus. This will teach consumers how to put together parts of medical words, links to lists of word parts and abbreviations, memory shortcuts, and quizzes several times during the tutorial. This is very easy to navigate, easy to read, and a fun tool! The tutorial also directs the users to Word Parts External Link Indicator and Common Abbreviations External Link Indicator sections in MedlinePlus External Link Indicator.

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