ANCS 199: Medical Terminology

Credits 3

This course is designed to familiarize students with the Greek and Latin terms used in a variety of medical fields as well as to introduce them to the foundations of Ancient Greek and Roman medical practices and theory. Part of the course focuses on learning common classical roots, suffixes and prefixes so that students will have a functional understanding the terminology underpinning several anatomical systems, skeletal structures and muscular nomenclature. In the other part of the course, students will explore seminal Greek and Roman medical texts as a means to better contextualize the development of modern medical science.