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Sinclair College

DIT 1210 Medical Terminology for Dietetics

The use of root words, combining forms, prefixes and suffixes related to pathology, diagnosis and treatment of body systems pertaining to the practice of dietetics. Exposure to research journal articles and medical terminology application.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Nutrition and Dietetics
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Build and spell medical words correctly for use in the dietetic practice.
  • Describe primary functions of body systems.
  • Identify diseases, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures that pertain to specific body systems.
  • Define medical terms from a scientific journal article and present a summary of the article to the class.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1