HSC 2531

Medical Terminology (3)

Classification: Parallel

This course is designed to help develop comprehensive integrative skills in using medical terminology. Included in the course work are prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms. Emphasis is on pronunciation, spelling, and definition of words as they relate to anatomy and physiology. Terms for diagnostic procedures, pathology and treatment in each body system, as well as the basic pharmacological terms, are included. Common medical abbreviations are covered.