Open Questions: Glossaries of Scientific Terms
There are a number of other useful glossaries at other sites on the Web.
For a general list of scientific glossaries and dictionaries, see
Open Directory Project: Science Dictionaries or its mirror at
Here are some of the better glossaries that we know about:
Online Biology Book Glossary - Good general glossary by M. J. Farabee.
UCMP Glossary - Covers 8 different areas of life science (and geology)
BioTech's Life Science Dictionary - Searchable by term and definition
Online Biology Dictionary - Extensive coverage, with definitions of
hundreds of terms
Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Online version of
a published glossary of nearly 3000 terms, by David M. Glick
Biology Dictionary - Many definitions, maintained by
Susan A. Hagedorn.
NABIR Bioremediation Glossary - Many general biological terms, from
Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research.
National Human Genome Research Institute Glossary of Genetic Terms
Human Genome Project Information Genome Glossary - Maintained by the
Human Genome Project.
Genomics Glossaries and Taxonomies - Over 4000 definitions, provided by
Cambridge Healthtech Institute.
Genetics Home Reference Glossary - Emphasizes genetics and medicine,
provided by U. S.
National Library of Medicine
Dictionary of Genetics - short list, at
James Cook University (Australia)
Functional Genomics Glossary - extensive, detailed list, with links to
related glossaries for
bioinformatics, and related topics
The Visual Embryo Glossary - Concentrates on terms in human embryology
Human Evolution - Part of an extensive BBC site
MedTerms Medical Dictionary - Part of
Cancer Page Glossary - Terms related to cancer, from
Evolution Glossary - Part of PBS
The Leakey Foundation Glossary - human evolution and paleoanthropology
Human Genome Glosssary - From the Wellcome Trust
2can Bioinformatics Glossary - Covers bioinformatics and
Brain Explorer Glossary - neurosciences
Glossary and Index for Biomedical Hypertexts - located at
Hypertexts for Biomedical Sciences
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