What is medical terminology?
Medical terminology is the language used to describe components and processes of the human body, medical procedures, diseases, disorders, and pharmacology. Simply put, it is the vocabulary that medical professionals use to describe the body, what it does, and the treatments they prescribe.
Why not try and pronounce them yourself before watching the video. Here they are:
Medical Terminology is based on Latin or Greek words, which means learning it is like learning a whole new language. But as you can see from the video, it can be lots of fun to learn! You may have noticed our students try to break down the words to figure out the meaning, because sometimes knowing part of the word helps to figure out the meaning of the entire word.
Australian Paramedical College students learn how to interpret and apply medical terminology in this unit: BSBMED301 – Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately – Australian Paramedical College (apcollege.edu.au)
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