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Maine Adult Education

Intro to Medical Terminology

with Kathleen Tenczar, Marshwood Adult & Community Education


Class is canceled

This course will help you spell, pronounce and define medical terms. The majority of medical terms are made up of interchangeable word parts that are used over and over again in different combinations. You will discover connections and relationships among word roots, prefixes and suffixes.

Soon you will be able to define a medical term simply by recognizing its individual parts.

Course Requirements This course does not require any previous medical background.

Course Goals

-Recognize basic medical terms.

- Define vital signs. 

- Define word root, prefix, and suffix and know how and where to use them.

-Learn and understand medical terms by breaking them down into their component parts and learning the meaning of the parts.

-Learn to construct medical terms from component parts.

-Pronounce, spell, and define commonly used prefixes and suffixes.

-Define anatomy and physiology

-Recognize and define terms relating to the cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary systems.

Course Materials All course material is made available within this course, there is nothing to purchase.

  • Apr 1 - May 6th, 2020
    Wed for 5 weeks from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

MAIN ENTRANCE-Marshwood High School, 260 Dow Highway, South Berwick, ME 03908


260 Dow Highway
South Berwick, ME 03908 Get directions

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This program is offered by Marshwood Adult & Community Education . For more information, contact (207) 384-5703.

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