Introduction to Veterinary Medical Terminology-Building Blocks of Words



Students will be introduced to the world of veterinary language. They will learn about the function of common root words, prefixes, suffixes and combining vowels and common terms used in the veterinary science field.

Lesson Time

2 Class Periods
108 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Recognize common root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining vowels.
  • Understand the function and uses of root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining vowels.
  • Divide simple and compound words into their respective parts.

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