Basic Medical Language, 7th Edition

Danielle LaFleur Brooks, Med MA Dale Levinsky, MD Myrna LaFleur Brooks, RN BEd

Basic Medical Language 7th Edition
For over 25 years, the textbook Basic Medical Language has been used in the classroom to teach medical terminology.

Now, the authors are offering a course free with the purchase of the textbook.

Helpful Hints for Taking the Course

  • The course textbook Basic Medical Language, 7th Edition, can be purchased at ElsevierYou may choose to purchase the book elsewhere. However, if you want access to the online practice program accompanying the textbook, which offers games, animations, pronunciation, spelling, and quizzes, you must purchase a new book with an unused access code.
  • For assistance signing up for the textbook online practice website, call Elsevier Technical Support at 1-800-222-9570.
  • For assistance navigating the course or understanding course content, click Author Support.

    Read About Course Materials

    Course materials come to you through three sources: the academy where you are now, your textbook, and your textbook online practice website. 


    Online Course - Medical Terminology

    Sign Up for Your Textbook Online Practice Website (Optional)

    To create an account and register for this online site called Evolve Practice Resources, follow the instructions in your textbook on Preface page Xiii. You will need to allow cookies and unblock pop-up windows.

    If difficulties arise, please: Call Technical Support at 1-800-222-9570.

    To avoid signing in each time, bookmark the link. Also, remember to record your username and password.

    The course guides you through the 12 lessons in the textbook.

    • Each Lesson consists of six or more Topics and one Quiz.
    • Take the quiz before the lesson or when you have completed the lesson to evaluate your learning. You may repeat it as often as you want.
    • Design your own learning experience by choosing the lessons you want to study.
    • Have fun exploring the fascinating language of medicine.

    Click on Lesson 1 below and begin.

    Course Content

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