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Free English Medical Spell Checking Dictionary

http://medical-spell-checker-dictionary.github.io/

A free English Medical Dictionary for spell checking across many devices and applications.

"Before and After"

History

Created by Calum J. Eadie, Chris Baines and Devon Buchanan at NHS Hack Day 13, May 2016.

Installing

Check out full installation instructions at http://medical-spell-checker-dictionary.github.io/.

Acknowledgements

This projects builds upon the word list from Raj's Raj&Co-MedSpelChek project.

License

GPL

Contributing

You can help by:

  • Giving feedback.
  • Adding and correcting the word list.
  • Improving the installation instructions.
  • Improving the installers.

## Developing

Building OS X Installer

osx-installer/build-osx-installer.sh

History

This project began at the 2016 NHS Hack Day in London.

Alternatives

This is what this project is based upon, the goal was to improve on this by providing documentation and tools for the installation.

This is only available for the Mozilla suite, which reduces its usefulness.

Proprietary solutions (many which cost money)

  • Spellex
  • Medical Spell Checker by Inductel
  • LexisMed (non-commercial license)
  • Medincle