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Description

Areas include anatomy, physiology, diseases, drugs, tests and procedures and much more. You'll find audio pronunciations and other helpful hints on the majority of terms.

LATEST APP UPDАТES:
 • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood your favorite color brings you.
 • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.

SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for, including:
 • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.
 • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled.

Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized, including:
 • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.
 • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.
 • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
 • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day.

Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device.

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Medical

Secondary: Reference

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Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Applications

Secondary: Medical

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Version History

Launched Oct 27, 2010 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 12 months, on average.

Jul 09
2018
(Current)
Version 10.0.11

• Four new colorful themes.
• Delete and sort entries with Favorites/Recent list.
• General bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 18
2017
Version 10.0.3

• iOS 11 support!
• Complete visual redesign
• New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
• Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
• Navigate the Word of the Day entries by swiping
• Recently viewed entries will appear at the top of the search field
• Bug fixes

Feb 07
2017
Version 8.5.4

NEW! Invite friends - Share the app with your friends and let them know about this great reference tool!
NEW! Shortcuts for iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S+ and iPhone7 users only:
* invite and share with friends;
* review 'Word of the day' entries;
* access the camera look-up feature;
* search within the extensive database of the dictionary.

Oct 05
2016
Version 8.2.9

* Optimized for iOS 10!
* Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jul 09
2015
Version 8.0.5

* Completely redesigned user experience for faster navigation
* New camera search feature looks up words in your camera's viewfinder
* Ability to share word definitions via installed apps on your device
* Fun ‘Word of the Day’ feature
* Performance improvements

Apr 18
2013
Version 5.2.28

* Optimized for iOS 5
* Improvements

Jun 05
2012
Version 5.0.4

* Colorful and feature-rich user interface with faster and easier word access.
* Customizable two-pane user interface (for iPad).
* Exciting new word games like Hangman, Word scramble and Anagrams to facilitate your learning process.
* Daily term feature to help you memorize a term each day

Jul 07
2011
Version 4.0

* Pinch Zoom in iOS 3.2 and higher
* Screen rotation in the word list

Oct 27
2010
Version 3.04

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Launched Feb 10, 2014 (about 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 8 months, on average.

Jan 15
2020
(Current)
Version 11.1.559

• New Help Center
• Faster app startup
• Bug fixes and performance improvements

May 15
2019
Version 10.0.457

• Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 24
2019
Version 10.0.421

• Offline mode feature added
• Translate words from any Android app with the Tap to Translate feature
• Android 9 Support
• Customize your dictionary with any of the four new colorful Themes
• Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 06
2017
Version 8.0.236

• Complete visual overhaul
• Significantly improved search speed
• New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
• Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
• Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button.
• Favorites now has a "Sort by" function.
• Bug fixes

Feb 02
2017
Version 7.1.199

Version 7.1.199
• Android 7 enhancements
• Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
• Many fixes and improvements

Apr 07
2016
Version 5.1.048

Version 5.1.048
• Completely redesigned user interface and experience
• Ability to share word definitions
• ‘Word of the Day’ feature
• New camera search function
• Performance improvements

Jul 28
2015
Version 4.3.136

Dorland’s Medical Dictionary contains approximately 40,000 entries and 350 illustrations and provides authoritative, concise definitions for a wide range of terms used in the health sciences, including anatomy, physiology, diseases, drugs, tests and procedures and much more.

The dictionary is based on the contents of Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, which has set the standard for medical dictionaries for over 110 years.


*** Fully Functional Trial ***


* 40,000 entries and definitions from all areas of medicine
* 350 illustrations
* Audio pronunciations
* Helpful hints, including information on pronunciation
* Clear, accessible color layout


A search tool


Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:


* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters


A learning tool


The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:


* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

Mar 04
2015
Version 4.3.128

Dorland’s Medical Dictionary contains approximately 40,000 entries and 350 illustrations and provides authoritative, concise definitions for a wide range of terms used in the health sciences, including anatomy, physiology, diseases, drugs, tests and procedures and much more.

The dictionary is based on the contents of Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, which has set the standard for medical dictionaries for over 110 years.


*** Fully Functional Trial ***


* 40,000 entries and definitions from all areas of medicine
* 350 illustrations
* Audio pronunciations
* Helpful hints, including information on pronunciation
* Clear, accessible color layout


A search tool


Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:


* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters


A learning tool


The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:


* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

Jun 17
2014
Version 4.3.104

Dorland’s Medical Dictionary contains approximately 40,000 entries and 350 illustrations and provides authoritative, concise definitions for a wide range of terms used in the health sciences, including anatomy, physiology, diseases, drugs, tests and procedures and much more.

The dictionary is based on the contents of Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, which has set the standard for medical dictionaries for over 110 years.


*** Fully Functional Trial ***


* 40,000 entries and definitions from all areas of medicine
* 350 illustrations
* Audio pronunciations
* Helpful hints, including information on pronunciation
* Clear, accessible color layout


A search tool


Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:


* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters


A learning tool


The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:


* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

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