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Much of medical terminology has unfamiliar sounding Greek and Latin roots, often making them challenging for people to remember.
As a healthcare professional, it’s not uncommon to come across medical terminology which is simply foreign to you. However, to be successful, healthcare students need to be able to read and understand all sorts of medical terms, even if they’re caught off guard in clinical settings and in internships without time to look up the term.
It’s important to prepare ahead of time, and keep the terms you’re learning in your science courses today fresh in your mind tomorrow and for years ahead.
There’s no way around it, if you want to be viewed as competent and intelligent, you must have a strong understanding of medical terminology.
But how do you learn medical terminology easily?
By using different tools and methods of learning and committing to memory the basics of medical terminology, you’ll be able to understand and use the proper terminology in whatever situation you find yourself in. Follow these tips for learning medical terms quickly and easily.