How It Works Used by millions at 12,000+ academic & Business Institutions The Smartest Way to Learn! The Dean Vaughn Total Retention System® is a revolutionary approach to learning designed to help students maximize memory retention. How does it work? The Dean Vaughn Total Retention System® uses audionyms™ and illogical associations to make it incredibly easy to remember medical terminology. What is an Audionym? An audionym is a sound name – a sound-alike keyword (or keywords) for a medical element or word part we wish to remember. What is an Illogical Association? An illogical association is a familiar image that is altered “illogically” to link a medical word part to its meaning. What will I learn? You’ll learn medical elements – prefixes, roots, and suffixes – that combine to form thousands of complex medical terms. How Will I Learn? You’ll learn Medical Terminology & Human Anatomy – prefixes, roots, and suffixes – that combine to form thousands of complex medical terms. Master the Language of Medicine!