Med terms ‘M’- basic medical terminology
GlobalRPh Medical Terminology Section- Letter M
Medical terminology is used to precisely describe the human body components, processes, illnesses, medical procedures, and pharmacology. Medical terms are used in the field of medicine, and clinical settings. This section deals with all med terms beginning with the letter M, and features medical roots, prefixes and suffixes. Introduction to Medical Terminology.
Medical Terminology - Letter M
mandible (lower jaw bone)
mastoid process (behind the ear)
maxilla (upper jaw bone)
to heal, healing
medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow
meninges (membranes covering the spinal cord & brain)
metacarpals (hand bones)
metatarsals (foot bones)
uterus (womb); measure
process of measuring
mucous membrane (mucosa)
causing genetic change
spinal cord; bone marrow
myocardium (heart muscle)
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
Word Building and Medical Terms beginning with the letter M
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Increasing your understanding of medical terminology
- Prefixes denoting numbers
- Prefixes denoting position and/or direction
- Prefixes denoting measurement
- Medical Terminology Noun Suffixes
- Combining forms for color
- Common Prefixes
- Adjective Suffixes
- Specialties and specialists med terms
- Instruments, surgical, and diagnostic procedures
- Negative prefixes
- Common suffixes
- Whole body Medical Terminology
Quick Introduction- provides an overview and introduction to medical terminology. Medical Terms- rules governing singular versus plural versions of medical terms are described. Medical Terminology Exams- twenty new exams were created to test your knowledge of medical terminology.
Word Building Reference- This resource strengthens your understanding of medical terminology. See how common medical terms are created using the various prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
Medical Terminology Intuitive Section This section was developed for 'speed learning' of medical terminology. Start by reviewing the meanings for a block of medical terms, and then go back and choose a previous term randomly and try to recall the meaning of that particular medical term before hovering over the term to determine the answer. These frequent mini-tests will accelerate the learning process and in a relatively short period of time, you will be able to quickly recall the meaning of all of the listed medical terms. This method of learning is superior to flash cards because of the frequent exposure and testing of your recall.