The History of Stedman’s
Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Online and the other Stedman’s reference products on StedmansOnline are the direct successors to the
first American medical dictionary, Dr. Robley Dunglinson’s A New Dictionary of Medical Science and Literature, first published in 1833.
The work continued through successive editions until the 23rd and last edition, which was edited by Thomas Lathrop Stedman, MD in 1903.
Five years later, Dr. Stedman wrote a modernized version of the Dunglison dictionary. It was published in 1911 as A Practical Medical Dictionary
and is now known as Stedman’s Medical Dictionary.
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