Medical Terminology Quiz: The Common Cold

Medical Terms for The Common Cold   Colds are minor viral infections of the nose and throat and are highly contagious. Although Sir William Osler famously said, “The only way to treat the common cold is with contempt,” most of us seek ways to relieve its symptoms.   Take the quiz and see how many […]

Terminology for COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 test information is swirling about us. It’s on TV, in newspapers, on social media, and in conversation. Did you have a test? Which one was it? Do I need to get one? Why? Where?

To help you sort through all the confusion and complexity of COVID-19 testing, read the blog post. Learn the types of tests, when they are used, and the medical terms that surround them.

COVID-19 Videos

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.
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Coronavirus, COVID-19, & SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2

Today, you can hardly go an hour without hearing one of these terms.

Two were added to our medical terminology vocabulary in February 2020.

What do they mean?
How they differ?
How they are connected?
What is their proper use?.

Coronavirus COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2

Today, you can hardly go an hour without hearing one of these terms.

Two were added to our medical terminology vocabulary in February 2020.

What do they mean?
How they differ?
How they are connected?
What is their proper use?.

Medical Terminology Crossword: Endoscopy

Most are familiar with the term colonoscopy. It is a type of endoscopy. Many endoscopic terms are in use today, but interestingly, the term dates back to the time of Hippocrates (460-375 BC). Use the crossword to review endoscopic terms and see what they have in common.

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Exploring Medical Language 11th Edition

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Interviewing as a Medical Terminology Class Assignment

Students practice using medical terms in a real-world healthcare setting.