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August 19, 2015

The publisher of the world's most comprehensive dictionary just released the most comprehensive free medical dictionary app for iPhone and iPad

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA., August 19, 2015 — Farlex, Inc., publisher of The Free Dictionary, the world's most comprehensive dictionary, has released a new app: Medical Dictionary - Healthcare Definitions and Terminology, a free comprehensive medical dictionary app for iPhone and iPad.

Medical Dictionary - Healthcare Definitions and Terminology gives users free, instant access to more than 180,000 medical terms, over 50,000 audio pronunciations, and 12,000 images from sources trusted by healthcare professionals, including authoritative titles from McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin, Elsevier, Mosby's, Saunders, Dorland's, Gale, and more.

Whether you're a practicing physician, nurse, medical student, or just looking for help navigating complex medical terminology, the free Medical Dictionary app can help you find clear, in-depth definitions of medical terms right on your iPhone or iPad.

"Our medical dictionary app is the perfect go-to reference for thousands of medical professionals," said Nick Simonov, co-founder and president of Farlex, Inc. "By bringing together content from multiple industry-leading medical publishers, we're able to give users access to a thorough medical reference source in a single, free app."

Medical Dictionary - Healthcare Definitions and Terminology compiles more than a dozen medical encyclopedia and dictionary sources, and includes entries on anatomy, physiology, dentistry, diseases, drugs, nursing, ophthalmology, pathology, treatments, tests and procedures, medical research topics, alternative medicine, and more. The app is completely free and no subscriptions are required.

"The medical dictionary app is a great example of our mission of providing easy, free access to accurate information to those who need it most," said Steve Boymel, co-founder and vice president of Farlex, Inc., the company behind "It is by far the most comprehensive free medical app in the App Store." .

About is one of the most comprehensive reference resources on the Web. Launched in 2003, has grown to include medical, legal, financial, and computer dictionaries, a multilingual dictionary tool, a thesaurus, several encyclopedias, a literature reference library, and a search engine. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, has been accessed by nearly 8 billion visitors. Apps powered by The Free Dictionary have been downloaded by tens of millions of users.

About Farlex, Inc.:

Farlex, Inc. ( is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, and, contain more than 25 million pages of books, periodicals, and reference information from the world's most respected sources.

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