VSLT0121s Basic Medical Terminology - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
Autumn 2002
Extent and Intensity
0/1. Type of Completion: -.
doc. PhDr. Elena Marečková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Renata Prucklová (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Irena Radová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor), doc. PhDr. Elena Marečková, CSc. (deputy)
PhDr. Hana Reichová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Marta Severová (seminar tutor), PhDr. Renata Prucklová (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Elena Marečková, CSc.
Language Centre, Faculty of Medicine Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Elena Marečková, CSc.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • BASIC MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - seminar. Syllabus. 1st week: Introduction to the study of the subject: significance and contents of the course, methodological instructions, study literature. Characteristics of the graphical and acoustic form of Latin. Selected Greek sounds, transcription into Latin.
  • 2nd week: Basic nominal categories and their specific features in medical terminology. Latin and Greek nouns of 1st declension (a-stems), adjectives of 1st declension.
  • 3rd week: Latin and Greek nouns of 2nd declension (o-stems), adjectives of 2nd declension. Syntactic structure of multiple medical terms, basic types of domination relations, attributive adjectives and appositional adjuncts, word order.
  • 4th week: Latin nouns of 3rd declension (consonant stems and i-stems). The mechanism of application of attributive adjectives and appositional adjuncts.
  • 5th week: Greek nouns of 3rd declension (consonant stems and i-stems). Word-forming characteristics of one-word terms, overview of basic models.
  • 6th week: Supplementing of the subject matter.
  • 7th week: Adjectives of 3rd declension (three-termination, two-termination, one-termination types). The language of medicine with its functions and characteristics.
  • 8th week: Latin nouns of 4th declension (u-stems). Medical terms - their etymology and definition.
  • 9th week: Latin nouns of 5th declension (e-stems). Renowned personalities of medicine in ancient history, historical aspects of medical terminology against the background of the history of medicine.
  • 10th week: Comparison of adjectives (regular, irregular, defective, periphrastic). History of anatomical nomenclature - BNA, JNA, PNA.
  • 11th week: The most common adverbs: formation and comparison. Present form of anatomical nomenclature - NA, TA.
  • 12th week: Prepositions and selected conjunctions. Present state of clinical terminology.
  • 13th week: Numerals (cardinal, ordinal, distributive, multiple, numeral adverbs): formation and declension. Eponyms.
  • 14th week: Final summary.
  • 15th week: Credit acknowledgement.
  • PRUCKLOVÁ, Renata and Marta SEVEROVÁ. Introduction to Latin and Greek terminology in medicine (Introduction to latin and Greek terminology iin medicine). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2001. 146 pp. ISBN 80-210-2687-1. info
  • VEJRAŽKA, Martin and Dana SVOBODOVÁ. Terminologiae medicae IANUA. 2. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2006. 440 pp. ISBN 80-200-1459-4. info
  • PÁČ, Libor. Anatomická eponyma. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2000. 103 pp. ISBN 80-7262-035-5. info
  • První dva tituly jsou základní (český/anglický program), ostatní doplňkové. - The first two titles are basic (Czech/English programme), the others supplementary.
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Povinná účast na seminářích vyplývá ze studijního řádu. Tolerují se nanejvýš dvě absence, nejlépe je neúčast nahradit v nejbližším vhodném termínu.
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Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: seminář.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015.
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