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AGV 120 - Veterinary Medical Terminology

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Covers medical terminology with a veterinary emphasis.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the DMACC Veterinary Technology program
Competencies
  1. Recognize common root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining vowels.
    1. Identify prefixes used in anatomical terminology related to veterinary medicine.
    2. Recognize root words used in anatomical terminology related to veterinary medicine.
  2. Interpret medical language.
    1. Combine words to form diagnostic medical terms related to veterinary medicine.
    2. Consolidate word parts to form surgical medical terms related to veterinary medicine.
    3. Merge word parts to form medical terms related to pathological conditions for veterinary medicine.
  3. Evaluate medical terms related to pathological conditions for veterinary medicine.
    1. Interpret diagnostic terms related to veterinary medicine.
    2. Analyze surgical terms related to veterinary medicine.
    3. Recognize, correctly pronounce, and appropriately use common directional terms.



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