Become fluent in medical terminology

Med Term Speak & Spell

To be fully fluent in a language, a person must be able to read, write, and converse accurately and clearly. We take the same approach to learning medical terminology—the foundational building block of a safe, successful career in healthcare. With Med Term Speak & Spell, you'll start at a basic level and build comfort and familiarity with terms, word parts, structures, spelling, and finally, pronunciation. Each Med Term Speak & Spell module consists of four parts:

  • Listen and View: Listen to a pronunciation while viewing an associated image, then see the term broken into parts, where appropriate.
  • Listen and Identify: Listen to a pronunciation while viewing an associated image, then choose the correct term from a pool of possible answers.
  • Listen and Spell: Listen to a pronunciation while viewing an associated image, then spell the words and see them broken into parts, where appropriate.
  • Listen and Pronounce: Listen to someone say the words, while viewing an associated image. You can then record your own pronunciation and compare it to the correct one.

You can repeat these exercises as many times as you'd like.

Learn more and download the free app at the iTunes® Store or Google Play store. Please note, Med Term Speak & Spell is meant to be used in conjunction with MyLab Medical Terminology. Ask your instructor if MyLab Medical Terminology is part of your medical terminology course.

Trigger your brain to learn faster

Dynamic Study Modules

Finally, there's a better way to learn! We know not every student learns the same way and at the same rate. Dynamic Study Modules assess your performance and activity in real time. They use data and analytics that personalize content to target your particular strengths and weaknesses. And, because we know you're always on the go, Dynamic Study Modules can be accessed from any computer, tablet, or smartphone!

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Make medical language fun!

Interactive Study Games

Have fun learning medical terminology with our interactive study games. Take a break from reading, and use these engaging games to test your knowledge of the terms in each chapter.

Listen to our authors as they guide you through medical terminology

Guided Lectures

Do you learn by listening? Listen to our Guided Lectures to prepare for class, or to review material after class. These narrated, author-created lectures also reinforce correct pronunciation of medical terms. Use the Outline View to quickly navigate to a particular slide, or switch to the Notes View for more information.

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Increase your understanding at your pace

Self-Paced Study Modules

Self-Paced Study Modules are engaging tutorials that summarize chapter content. They're perfect for an interactive, self-guided chapter review and can help you grasp difficult concepts.

Digital access anytime, anywhere

Pearson eText

The Pearson eText gives students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere. In addition to note taking, highlighting, and bookmarking, the Pearson eText offers interactive and sharing features. Rich media options let students watch lecture and example videos as they read or do their homework. Instructors can share their comments or highlights, and students can add their own, creating a tight community of learners in your class.

The Pearson eText companion app allows existing subscribers to access their titles on an iPad or Android tablet for either online or offline viewing.

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Additional Features

Interactive tutorial exercises with immediate feedback

Practice makes perfect. The homework and practice exercises in MyLab are correlated to the exercises in the textbook. Need more help mastering material? No problem. MyLab gives you unlimited opportunity for practice and mastery. Exercises include guided solutions, sample problems, and learning aids for extra help at point-of-use. If you answer incorrectly, you'll receive helpful feedback. Getting a better grade has never been easier.

A personalized Study Plan

Ever wondered where you might need the most help in class? MyLab generates a personalized Study Plan for you based on your test results, which links directly to interactive, tutorial exercises for topics where you need the most help. These exercises provide unlimited practice and include guided solutions and multimedia learning aids to give you additional help.

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