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This textbook presents a quick and easy approach to learning medical terminology. The consistently formatted chapter and word tables focus on memorizing word parts and learning medical terminology from word building. Students are introduced to terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties, and health professions. A multitude of exercises including medical record, image labeling, spelling, and others are included to ensure mastery of the language. This updated and completely redesigned Second Edition features enhancements in the art program and chapter exercises, expanded content on pathologies and pharmacology, and new appendices on abbreviations, medical word parts, and error-prone abbreviations. The all-new Student Resource suite includes a question bank with a variety of exercise types, games and puzzles, flashcards (including build-your-own), a glossary, animations, chapter quizzes, and final exam. A customized online course, compatible with WebCT and Blackboard, with chapter overviews, flash cards, interactive review exercises, and chapter quizzes is also available.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Analyzing Medical Terms
Common Suffixes and Prefixes
The Body's Organization
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Endocrine System
The Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System and Immunity
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
The Special Senses of Sight and Hearing
Answers to Chapter Exercises
Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms
Glossary of Medical Abbreviations
ISMP's List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
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