National Library of Medicine
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National Library of Medicine(NLM)
a library and information resource center that is part of the national institutes of health; it collects, organizes, and makes available biomedical science information to investigators, educators, and practitioners and carries out programs designed to strengthen medical library services in the United States. It publishes the index medicus, and its electronic databases include medline and MEDLINEplus.
National Library of MedicineThe world’s largest repository of medical information, and part of the US National Institutes of Health, which is located on its own campus in Bethesda, MD. It has 17 million records in 150 languages.
National Library of MedicineMedical informatics The world's leading repository of medical information, part of the NIH, located on its campus in Bethesda, MD. See GRATEFUL MED, Index Medicus, Literature search, MEDLINE.
Na·tion·al Li·bra·ry of Med·i·cine(NLM) (nash'ŏ-năl lī'brar-ē med'i-sin)
World's largest medical library; collects materials in all areas of biomedicine; health care; biomedical aspects of technology, humanities, and physical, life, and social sciences; collections include books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs, and images; Web page provides access to multiple types of health care information.