This course is the study of medical terms.  Emphasis is placed on definitions, spelling, and commonly-used prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms.  Participants will learn terminology for the anatomy and physiology of all body systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, and major diseases as well as terms used in physical exams, operative  procedures, and diagnoses. You will  learn how to use these medical terms  to determine what is being said about the body.