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Copyright © 2020, Asher CollegePage 1 of 9Course:HS201Lab Number:E01Student ID:Name:Completed Date:Lab Title:Basic Word Structure Pronunciation and SpellingCompletion Hours:1 HourRevision Date:2020-04-23Feedback:All comments and suggestions should be submitted via the feedback system, which can beaccessed from Course Materials on the StudentWeb.ObjectivesTo understand basic medical terminology, word structure, pronunciation, and spelling.PrerequisitesNoneLab Setup RequirementsNoneExam Correlation1.0 General Terminology1.1Basic word structure1.2Analyze words by dividing them into components parts, combining forms, and root words1.3Pronunciation of Terms1.4Knowledge and spelling of medical eponyms1.5Knowledge and spelling of foreign-language medical words, phrases, and colloquialisms1.6Knowledge and spelling of medical homonyms, antonyms, and synonymsLab OverviewWhen learning medical terminology its important to understand the rules of pronunciation, spelling and grammar.Thisstudy sheet will help you to commit these rules to memory.Basic Word StructureThe foundation of a word is called theword root.The word ending is called asuffix.All medical terms have a suffixMedical terms may or may not have aprefix, the beginning of a word.In order to devise the meaning of terms break them down into their component parts and then define each part todetermine the meaning.oIn order to define a medical term you should define the suffix first, then the prefix and then the word root..Combining Vowels and Combining FormsA combining vowel (usually an o) is used to join the word root to its suffix or to another word root.When a word root is listed with its combining vowel, it is call acombining form.E.g. Hemat/o is the combiningform for blood.

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