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Veterinary Medical Terminology (Self-Paced Tutorial)  

This self-paced course uses an anatomical approach to teach you the medical word components used in veterinary medicine. You will learn medical terms unique to the anatomy, physiology, pathology and treatment of animals. 

To work in the veterinary field, you need to understand the medical language unique to the anatomy, physiology and pathology of animals. This self-paced course will teach you the definition and uses of veterinary medical terminology.

You will master veterinary medical terminology through a simplified learning process that builds on commonly used word parts. Each course lesson is designed to build on this foundation, with the material and illustrations focusing on the new word parts and definitions needed for success in the veterinary field.

Hardware Requirements:  

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device. 

Software Requirements:  

  • PC: Windows 8 or later operating systems.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard or later. 
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:  

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Learn to pronounce, spell, and define veterinary medical terms. This course provides a step-by-step process that will help you build an understanding of medical language specific to the veterinary field.

  1. Ready, Set, Go
  2. Where, Why, and What?
  3. Musculoskeletal System
  4. Head to Toe and What’s in a Name?
  5. Digestive System
  6. Urinary and Cardiovascular Systems
  7. Respiratory System
  8. Integumentary and Endocrine Systems
  9. Reproductive Systems
  10. Nervous System and Seeing and Hearing
  11. Hematologic, Lymphatic, Immunologic, and Oncological Terminology
  12. Physical Exams, Drugs, and Dissection


Veterinary Medical Terminology (Self-Paced Tutorial)
Item: 202003ILC86140
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020 Fee: $115.00
This is a fully online course offered by Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete description.