Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MAS 101 - Medical Terminology


Course Description: An introductory course in medical terminology. Students develop skill in understanding the components of common medical prefixes, suffixes, and terms through a systematic exploration of each body system. Word building and flexibility are emphasized. This course is fundamental in the preparation for any medical field or position. 
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Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the organs and structures of the body systems.
  • Describe the primary functions of the body systems.
  • Define the word roots, suffixes and prefixes in medical words.
  • Describe the meaning of new medical words by defining the elements.
  • Define common medical abbreviations and medical terms.
  • Accurately pronounce and spell medical terminology.

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