Patricia Goshorn Allied Health AH 110) Medical Language for Health Care Providers 10312012
Author(s): Goshorn, Patricia
Course: AH 110 Allied Health
College: Cosumnes River College
Subject: Allied Health
This course is an orientation to medical language: basic structure of medical terms and their components:
prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms with emphasis on analyzation, meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.
The course builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body,
names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.