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Medly is a free medical reference app that provides an instant and easy way to look up common medical abbreviations and their meanings. Medly's list of over 2,900 abbreviations has been carefully curated by a medical industry advisor to ensure accuracy and relevancy. Medly strives for quality, enabling you to get more relevant results instantly. Designed specifically for iOS 7, Medly gives you a clean and intuitive user experience that is not only functional but enjoyable to use.

2,932 carefully selected abbreviations enable you to find what you want faster. Abbreviations and meanings are only added to Medly after being screened by a medical industry advisor to ensure a high level of relevancy and accuracy, eliminating clutter.

Quick Search
Medly makes it effortless to search through thousands of abbreviations and meanings. The lightning fast search is accessible on the home screen and is always only a tap away when using other parts of the app.

Reverse Reference
Unlike competing apps, Medly provides a meaning-to-abbreviation search making it possible to look up abbreviations based on words that are contained in the meaning.

Recently Viewed
The Recent tab provides a convenient way to see your last 50 recently viewed, searched, or copied abbreviations.

Swipe To Copy
Perform a right swipe over any meaning in order to instantly copy it to the system clipboard. This makes it simple to use in emails, text messages, or other apps.

Dynamic Text Size
Introduced in iOS 7, dynamic text size is a feature utilized app-wide by Medly to give you an app experience that is both functional and enjoyable to use.

Abbreviation Collections
Accessible through the More tab, Medly comes with abbreviation collections that make it easy to view abbreviations used on prescriptions. Additionally, a collection of abbreviations that should be avoided in everyday use is provided.

Text an abbreviation and meaning to a coworker or email it to yourself for later use. Whatever the need, Medly allows you to instantly use an abbreviation however you need to.

What’s New

Version 1.0.2


NEW: improved swipe action when copying a meaning.

FIXED: issue where some definitions with multiple meanings may sometimes incorrectly render.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Mahdi Akbari ,

This app is awesome

Thank you so much you've fixed one of my big problems
but you know it need to be enhanced

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This app is very useful but can you please update it cuz it can’t be used on iOS 11
Thanks in advance

go000ob ,

ios 11 compatibility

this app is great
but needs updating to 64bit to be compatible with ios 11


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5 MB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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