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In this course students learn the medical vocabulary used in the health care profession. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed. Other topics include the vocabulary associated with health and disease in the following anatomical systems: Integumentary System, Skeletal and Muscular Systems, Blood, Lymphatic System, Immunology, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, Reproductive System & Obstetrics, Nervous System & Mental Health, Special Senses of Sight & Hearing, and Endocrine System.