Medical Terminology

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This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Anatomy and Physiology. The emphasis is on basic medical word structure, prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, and pronunciation. Students learn standard medical vocabulary and medical abbreviations. Medical terms from specialized areas of medicine such as psychiatry and radiology are covered. The meaning of words is extracted by a method called divide, analyze, and define. (Prerequisite: ANP-301)

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