Medical Terminology Online

Master the basic design of medical terminology, and how to easily remember, pronounce, and apply the meanings of 250+ Greek and Latin word parts that combine to form thousands of complex medical terms
Includes video lessons, interactive activities and multiple quizzes.
Unique combination of visual and audio cues (“audionyms”) designed to maximize learning and retention.
Newly updated to teach course content by body system, helping learners to hone-in on knowledge specific to medical specialties.

Begin the course by testing your knowledge with a 50-question assessment test. After you take the test, you will receive a report on how well you did.

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On completion of Medical Terminology by Body System learners will be able to:

The smartest way to remember the language of medicine!

Course

Medical Terminology by Body System is designed to be the fastest and most effective method to teach the most used Greek and Latin elements of medical terminology. It works in conjunction with the natural learning process of the brain by converting abstract medical word elements into images of real and familiar objects that make it incredibly easy to learn and remember program content.
This interactive course teaches the basic design and structure of medical terminology as well as 275 word parts or elements – prefixes, roots, and suffixes relative to body structure, disease, and diagnosis – that will lead to interpreting and understanding thousands of complex medical terms.

Materials

Medical Terminology by Body System for institutions consists of the following additional components:

Assignments

As active learners in Medical Terminology by Body System, students will be expected to:

Course Outline

MODULE 1 – INTRODUCTION

medical term element prefix root word terminal combining vowel combining form

MODULE 2 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | SUFFIXES

Suffix Elements
-itis -osis -malacia -megal -algia -oma -plast -path -ologist -ology -penia -spasm -oid -scop -gram -otomy -ostomy -ectomy -lysis -rrhexis

MODULE 3 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | SUFFIXES

-desis -trophy -ptosis -dyn -rraphy -emesis -ectasis -esthesia -pexy -cele -asthenia -tope -crine -plegia -rrhag -rrhe -acusis -phil -ptysis -stasis

MODULE 4 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | PREFIXES

a- an- auto- bi- bradydys- hemi- hyper- hypo- interintra- multi- peri- poly- postpre- quad- retro- semi- sub-

MODULE 5 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | UNIVERSAL ELEMENTS

steno- cheil- benign- melan- oncoviscero- sphenic- anti- myco- plasiarug- iso- malign- adnexa- laparment- somato- tracho- hypno- scler-

MODULE 6 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | UNIVERSAL ELEMENTS

sept- scirr- antr- plak- alveolsedat- furca- radic- radi- metabolpariet- gemin- grad- calc- labimicr- phob- en- pro- mechano-

MODULE 7 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | UNIVERSAL ELEMENTS

dynam- traumat- ameb- strict- turbinneo- therm- sym- ramus- panab- ante- ex- puer- prolimacro- lal- cryo- mal- glom-

MODULE 8 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | UNIVERSAL ELEMENTS

somni- pharmac- vert- eu- ambiamphi- clas- duct- fiss- gerheter- hom- sta- volv- splanchnmed- xer- per- blast- ducphren- ptyal- colla- osmo- lumboolfact- helio- histo- phage- tarso-

MODULE 9 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | BODY STRUCTURE

Medical Word Parts – Anatomical Direction & Location cranial cephal caudal superior inferior epi- axillary brachial inguinal cubital popliteal pulmonary viscera infra- capitcau- infer- cata- hypo- proximal distal ventral anterior dorsal posterior lateral renal chondr-

MODULE 10 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | INTEGUMENTARY & MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEMS

Medical Word Parts Associated with the Integumentary System cut- pil- trich- onych- adiplip- pilo- squam- fistul- collategument- sarc-
oste- arthr- lumbo- orth- pelvihallux- pod- dactyl- tarso- cheirdigit-
burso- facia- cine- vuls- tensspas- ton- lig-

MODULE 11 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | RESPIRATORY, CARDIOVASCULAR & LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Medical Word Parts Associated with the Respiratory System
rhin- pneum- thorac- spir- pectsinus- sept- alveol- peri- phonia-
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pyle- phleb- thromb- lien- artersplen-
lymph- myel- leuk- cyt- erythredema

MODULE 12 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | DIGESTIVE, URINARY & ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS

Medical Word Parts Associated with the Digestive System
stoma- bucco- ptyal- glycol- orbili- oment- peps- cheil-
nephr- ureter urethra
aden- hormone- thyro- adreno-

MODULE 13 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | NERVOUS SYSTEM & SENSORY ORGANS

Medical Word Parts Associated with the Nervous System
encephal- thalam- plexus- dendr- duraependym- gangli- rachi- neuro- plegia-
lacrim- audi- aur- myring- ot-

MODULE 14 – MEDICAL WORD PARTS | REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (MALE & FEMALE)

Medical Word Parts Associated with the Reproductive System
orchi- lact- colp- oophor- part
gravid- gyn- mamm- metr- thelsalpingo- umbillic- ovario- utero-

MODULE 15 – CONCLUSION

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Certificate of Completion

Perfect For Medical Training or a Refresher

Time to Complete: 12 Hours

Modules: 14

Instructional Videos: 56

Flashcards & Activities: 53

Quizzes: 20

    Test: 1

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