HS111: Medical Terminology
Topic: Composing Medical Terms
The Endocrine system utilizes chemical messengers (hormones) to communicate and control our bodies. There are several diseases associated with this system, which include diabetes, Graves, Addisonâ€™s, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Cushing syndrome, gigantism, menopause and others. For this discussion, you will be composing medical terms related to one of these diseases.
You are to compose four medical terms in a well-written paragraph about one of the diseases of the Endocrine system. You need to include at least one diagnostic imaging or surgical procedure as it relates to the disease chosen. The paragraph needs to utilize proper sentence structure, grammar, and spelling.(minimum 150 words)
Note: The medical terms you choose need to include one of the following: prefix, suffix, and/or combining form. However, do not identify those word elements! Leave that to your classmatesâ€¦.
HS200: Diseases of the Human Body
Please review the Discussion Board attached to understand how your posts will be evaluated. Your posts should be qualitative and provide substantive depth that advances the discussion. Initial discussion responses should be around 150 words.
Topic 2: Choose two of the following cancers: Breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer. Discuss how these cancers are diagnosed and treated.