Medical Terminology | St. Clair College
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This course introduces students to medical terminology used within various health professions. Students will learn to use medical word parts - prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining forms. The structure and function of many of the body systems will be examined as it pertains to terminology, pathological conditions, clinical tests, surgical procedures, laboratory procedures, and abbreviations. Commonly used terms from major systems are explored and emphasis will be placed on correct spelling.