Medical Terminology

MDA-106 : Medical Terminology

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Allied Health
Subject:
Allied Health
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This is a basic course in the development of the medical vocabulary commonly used in medical practice. Emphasis is placed on the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining forms. Physiologic and anatomic terms referring to human tissues and organ systems are introduced. Emphasis is also placed on building the professional vocabulary required of a career in a health care facility.