Medical Terminology:
Four Simple Rules for Spelling


Learn how to apply four simple rules for building medical terms of all sizes, so you can spell them effortlessly. Note: The rules apply to most medical terms. Exceptions are not covered in this resource.


  1. View or download the infographic.
  2. Reference the infographic as you practice spelling and using word parts to form medical terms.
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