This collection of videos have been carefully selected for your use in learning the language of medicine.
View them for a quick recap of a medical term or to assist with the understanding of the full meaning of a procedure, medical condition, or disease.
Watch one or both of these featured COVID-19 videos. One is short and covers basic information. The other is longer and is an in-depth scientific presentation. Both videos allow one to see COVID-19 medical terms in use. Cause, symptoms, spread, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention are covered.
Watch this 4-minute video on Anatomical Directional Terms to connect the terms visually with their relationship of one part of the body to another. An excellent video for beginning medical terminology students.
Fecal transfusion, stool transplant, human probiotic, fecal enema - why have these terms been replaced by fecal microbiota transplantation to describe this now standard procedure to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. infection? Watch this short Mayo Clinic video to learn more.
Is there radiation exposure during an MRI? How does an MRI differ from a CT scan? Watch this short video to find the answers.
Do you know someone with macular degeneration? Are you covering it in class? Find out why age-related macular degeneration could reach epidemic proportions.
Are benign prostatic hypertrophy and benign prostatic hyperplasia the same? What is an enlarged prostate gland? Watch the video to find the answers.
You have probably heard of tachycardia, but how about bradycardia? Unravel the word parts to find its meaning, and watch a two-minute video to learn more.
Learn how to approach medical terms built from word parts by breaking them up into prefix, word root, suffix.
Watch this short video on myasthenia gravis.
Watch this video on tuberculosis (TB), one of the most common causes of death worldwide from infectious disease.