Pathology Descriptive Terminology and Glossary Homepage
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Welcome to the Pathology Descriptive Terminology and Glossary Homepage.


An image of a kidney man writing on a chalkboard This program is designed to:
  1. Improve your ability to describe gross specimens.
  2. Improve your vocabulary of words commonly used in pathology.
  3. Teach you the proper pronunciation of some commonly mispronounced words.
  4. Enhance your ability to come up with a morphologic diagnosis.
  5. Let you have a little fun while studying pathology.

Click on the chalkboard to reveal the English translation of the Latin words on the chalkboard.


Navigating through CAL (Computer Aided Learning)
This is part of the help section. It is a tutorial on how to use Netscape and how to navigate using the buttons you see below. If you are not familiar with Netscape or any of the CAL programs, it is strongly recommended you review this section.

Exploring Descriptive Terminology
This is the main portion of the program. This section is designed to improve your ability to describe lesions. This section also contains the practice questions.
You can return to the descriptive terminology index of topics at any time by clicking on the "Index" button below.

Glossary
This glossary is not comprehensive. This section contains definitions and pronunciations of those words used commonly in pathology and in this program. Please note that the glossary may take 1-2 minutes to load the first time you download it. Subsequent loads will be much shorter.
You can return to the glossary at any time by clicking on the "Glossary" button below.

Help
This is a comprehensive help section. There is an index of help topics, information on how to configure both Netscape and your computer monitor for optimal viewing and sound playing and a list of frequently asked questions to deal with the most common problems encountered while using Netscape and the CAL programs.
You can return to the help section at any time by clicking on the "Help" button below.

You can return to this homepage at any time by clicking on the "Home" button below.

Select the "Next" button to continue with the Navigating Through CAL tutorial.
Select the "Index" button to continue with the main program.
Select the "CAL Home" button to return to the CAL homepage project directory.



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