Code: 17ABBLTR Medical Terminology
Lecturer: Ing. Václav Navrátil Weekly load: 1+0 Assessment: Z
Department: 17111 Credits: 1 Semester: W
Attendants are made acquainted with particular terms flowing from latin but also greek expressions during their lectures. Students are continuously informed about terms of whole diagnosis and therapeutical procedures. Education is combined with continuous knowlegde check up through the use of tests.

This subject will start the second week of the semester.

1st Week: Introduction to medical terminology. The origin and significance of Latin for general education. Analogies and differences between Latin and Czech. Hierarchy of a sentence. Spelling and pronunciation of sounds.
2nd week: Outline of grammar problems. Gender-number-comparison-numbers-prefix-suffix. Declination - declinations survey. Anatomical structure of the term
3rd Week: I. declination - nouns, adjectives, ordinal numerals, Latin prefixes and prepositions, prepositions with accusative / ablative
4th Week: II. declination - nouns, adjectives, numbers serial, substantivování adjectives. Latin preposition and prefix
5th Week: vocabulary, repetition, continuous test
6th Week: III. declination - různoslabičná nouns, terminology, and performance interventions, nomenclature of tumors, inflammations
7th Week: III. declination - stejnoslabičná nouns, adjectives. Terminology unspecified illness and pain expression. Examples of diagnoses
8th Week: comparison of adjectives - regular, irregular
9th Week: IV. declination, declination V.
10th Week: vocabulary, repetition, running test
11th Week: body systems. The appearance of location, shape, texture, color. Habitus.
12th Week: pathological and clinical terminology
13th week: repetition + test
14th Week: Consultation Week
Recommended literature:
Černý K.: Guide to BAssist. Profic Medical Terminology, Karolinum, Praha, 2015, ISBN 978-8-024-63081-6, 202 pp.
The Language of Medicine. Elsevier Inc., Missouri, 2017. ISBN 978-0-323-37081-3
Medical Dictionary. Merriam-Webster Inc., Martinsburg. ISBN 978-0-87779-294-9. 870 pp.