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Medical Terminology Online Course

Medical Terminology Online Course

This course introduces elements of medical terminology, such as the entomology of words used to describe the human body. Students learn to apply proper terminology and spelling for major pathological conditions. This course identifies and explains the terms used for the integumentary, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, endocrine, urinary, digestive, lymphatic, hematic, immune, and musculoskeletal systems. It compares and contrasts the different...

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Julie Trumble
Julie Trumble (Librarian)
37 weeks ago
The course description has an error. Entomology is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects. Etymology is the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
Jule Barta
Jule Barta (Faculty)
4 years ago
The title says Online course, but this looks like some type of supplemental materials for a textbook. If you are looking for a glossary of terms with pronunciations than this might be a good source. I tried to play with some of the activities but found it required me to download files my computer didn't recognize or the type was so small I couldn't read it. There was no instruction related to med term and each chapter lacked a specific list of terms. It was a bit cumbersome for me to figure out. It is not something I would use in my class.
Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Rose Martin
Rose Martin (Faculty)
9 years ago

This seems like an excellent introductory course on medical terminology.  It is well organized, combines straightforward text, images and review activities.  Learning terminology takes lots of memorization.  This course seems to provide many types of practice activities to make this process as fun as that task can be.

Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes