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A interactive website for learning medical terms and abbreviations. Our learning strategies are based upon proven methods for efficient study and long-term retention. Medical terms are organized by body system.

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Efficiently learn and retain medical terms. Brush up for board exams. A great supplement to classroom and clinical training. Pronunciation tips available.

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Quickly lookup medical terms, abbreviations and word parts. Alphabetical listings as well as lists for each body system. Thousands of items!

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Learn medical terms using word parts (combining forms). We provide a concise method for learning prefixes, suffixes and word roots. A comprehensive list of word parts is available.

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Learning Objectives

This website is intended to supplement traditional textbook, classroom and clinical training by providing interactive drills to strengthen long-term retention of medical terms. Our objectives for users:

  • Long term retention of medical terms using spaced repetition learning.
  • Understanding of medical prefixes, suffixes and roots.
  • User selection of medical areas for study by body system.

Users are presented with medical terms in a variety of ways. A spaced repetition algorithm is used to make learning medical terms efficient by managing how frequently each term is presented to the user. Users can select terms by body systems for study.