Medical Terminology


The Medical Terminology course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology in order to prepare students for the medical profession.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 6
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 9-12
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Henry Colindres, C.M.I.
Interpreter Services Supervisor, Covenant Medical System

Alison R. Chapa, OTR
Occupational Therapist, Covenant Medical System

Lindsey Kennelly, R.T.
Mammography Technologist & Manager, Covenant Medical System

Damini Desai, M.S., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor, Covenant Medical System

SAMPLE LESSON | Medical Terms & Terminology

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • The Health Care Industry
  • Medical Terms & Terminology
  • Medical Terminology: Resources
  • Medical Terminology: Translation & Communication
  • Medical Records
  • Emerging Technologies in Health Science