Are you limited on time, but looking for a fun challenge? Solve our latest Medical Prefixes Mini Crossword, and you will be reminded of what prefixes are and how they work?
Lesson 1: Introduction to Medical Language, Body Structure, and Oncology
Lesson from Basic Medical Language
How often have you seen students overwhelmed by the number of word parts they need to memorize in a short period of time?
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Breaking Down Medical Terminology How to approach medical terms by breaking them up into pieces (prefix, root, suffix). Terms relating to parts of the body, direction, rate, amount, medical procedures and diseases are introduced. Watch other
Homonyms -terms that sound alike but have a different meaning, for example, two, too and to, or in medical language, ileum and ilium. They can be confusing. Misuse may cause harm and at the very least be embarrassing. Be safe in their use. Read this post on the proper use of medical homonyms.