The Medical Terminology Website of the University of Hong Kong

Posted on Monday, May 05, 2008

For students majoring in Chinese medicine, dentistry, medicine, medical engineering, and nursing, the Medical Terminology website of the University of Hong Kong is a useful resource that provides word lists and vocabulary-building exercises designed to familiarize them with essential medical terms.


• Explanations and alphabetical lists of common medical prefixes and suffixes

• Illustrated exercises for practicing medical word roots

• Multiple-choice self-assessment quizzes on general medical and dental terminology (with pre-test quizzes in PDF format)

• Guide to pronunciation of medical terms

• Searchable medical glossary, which provides definitions, IPA transcriptions, and audio pronunciations of medical terms

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