Glossaries

This glossary gives definitions for the main regulatory terms used on this website and in European Medicines Agency documents.

Glossary of terms relating to Good Manufacturing Practice published by the European Commission

IPM Glossary of terms used in work instructions in Annex I of the EMA Influenza Crisis Management Plan

A glossary of terms used by the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH)

A list of common terms and acronyms related to clinical research.

Medical acronyms in Spanish (registration required)

Directory of abbreviations, acronyms, abbreviations and symbols used in medical texts in Spanish

A glossary of terms related to the work of the MHRA (the UK's regulatory agency).

The MHRA's "Consolidated Glossary of Terms" provides a list of medical terms and their lay equivalents.

Tables of non-standard abbreviations used in the Summary of Product Characteristics