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BIOL 266. Medical Terminology

Credits: 2
Department: Biology
Description: Interpretation and building a vocabulary of medical terms from Latin and Greek roots. Writing and case studies.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and define word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms of medical terms.
2. Build and break down medical terms based upon the word building strategy.
3. Discuss elementary anatomy & physiology, pathology, and pharmacology of body systems.
4. Spell medical terms correctly.
5. Pronounce medical terms correctly.
6. Use the correct term and grammatical form based upon the context.
7. Categorize medical terms as surgical, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures.






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