September 07, 2010 — By libnews

MedlinePlus Mobile has a new feature. The National Library of Medicine recently added the Merriam-Webster medical dictionary to their mobile-optimized site. 

The mobile dictionary has the same entries and definitions as the full MedlinePlus site.  To use it, simply point the web browser on your mobile device to the MedlinePlus Mobile home page at and click on the Dictionary link to look up a word.  Many of the entries also feature audio pronunciation.


Looking for more resources accessible on your mobile phone?  Check out our library guide on Mobile Access (  or, from the Library Homepage (, navigate to the Library Guides on the lefthand navigation bar.