A Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death. The Genealogist's Resource for Interpreting Causes of Death. Antiquus Morbus is a collection of old medical terms and their modern definitions. The primary focus of this web site is to help decipher the Causes of Death found on Mortality Lists, Certificates of Death and Church Death Records from the 19th century and earlier.
Terms like idiot, imbecile, feeble-minded, etc. were common in early 1900s. This site give a study guide for mental health nurses which provides insight into various common conditions. Also has forms for doctors to certify a condition of mental defect. Helpful and interesting.
A study of the families who carry the inherited Huntington's Disease (chorea). The database covers most of the United States and there is some information from other countries. We are tracking our families by tracking the disease.
Free online medical dictionary search engine for definitions of medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare equipment, health conditions, medical devices, specialty terms and medical abbreviations.