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Dictionaries & Lexicons

The following three links are lexicons. Lexicons are not dictionaries, which provide definitions and multiple uses of terms. Lexicons represent vocabulary specific to a profession and the user must take care to use the words in the appropriate context.

(WRHA Lexicon terminology drawn from WRHA documents including but not limited to the following: Mental Health, Home Care, Long Term Care, Primary Care, Healthy Sexuality, Breast Health)

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