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?
Read this article on how you can help them effectively use the ‘old fashioned’ paper flashcard method to learn word parts and save time doing it.
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. Take care in their use. Check out the post for guidelines.
Read about the new preferred term for “Personalized Medicine” and the reason for the recommended change.
Short on time? Have fun and try out our new mini crossword. Plus, check your knowledge of some common medical word roots.
What’s the difference between arthritis and arthralgia? The answer is in the suffix. Knowing even a few medical suffixes can unlock the meaning of many terms.