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Medical Terminology Survey


Introduction to the basic structures and rules of interpreting medical terminology, designed to develop the ability to read, understand, and write the medical language. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) As needed.

Basics of Medical Terminology


Foundation for the use of the language of medicine, with emphasis on correct pronunciation and spelling, various word parts, abbreviations and symbols, and terms pertaining to body systems. Etiology, symptomatology, pathology, and diagnostic procedures for identifying various disease processes provide an increased understanding of medically related conditions and procedures. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) As needed.

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