Medical Terminology

General

Prefix

BIOL

Course Number

266

Course Level

Undergraduate

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Description

Interpretation and building a vocabulary of medical terms from Latin and Greek roots. Writing and case studies.

Credits

Min

2

Max

2

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Identify and define word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms of medical terms.

Outcome

Build and break down medical terms based upon the word building strategy.

Outcome

Discuss elementary anatomy & physiology, pathology, and pharmacology of body systems.

Outcome

Spell medical terms correctly.

Outcome

Pronounce medical terms correctly.

Outcome

Use the correct term and grammatical form based upon the context.

Outcome

Categorize medical terms as surgical, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures.

Dependencies

Programs

BIOL266 is a completion requirement for: