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2020-2021 Online Catalog

ALH 161 - Medical Terminology


This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic vocabulary used in health care. Students will apply word-building, using prefixes, suffixes, roots and combining forms, to master the terminology of the health field. A systems approach will be used to survey the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, with identification of selected terms that define the pathologies, diagnostic procedures, and treatments associated with each system.
3 lecture hours per week
3 credit hours