MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

MED* 125

This course is intended for students interested in obtaining a knowledge and
understanding of basic medical terminology as the language of the health
care profession. The student learns basic medical word roots and combining
forms, suffixes, prefixes, and abbreviations. Correct spelling, forming singulars
and plurals, understanding definitions, and using the terms correctly are
important components of the course. This course is especially useful for health
professionals or students enrolling in EMT and is a required course for Medical
Assisting. Formerly listed as BOT 180. Not open to students who have successfully
completed BOT 180.