Medical Terminology

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For all courses in medical




This is a true introductory-level "essentials" text focusing solely on medical terminology, and on teaching students how to build and translate medical terms with confidence. Designed to be fun, accessible, and eye-catching, its powerful approach guides students step-by-step thought mastering relevant word parts, understanding word roots, and word assembly. To help students learn meanings, correct spelling, pronunciation, and other components of each term, the book contains numerous exercises, tips, and colorful figures for learning and practice. It is flexible enough to be used either in support of lectures or as an independent student workbook.




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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 180 x 226 x 20mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 013112112X
  • 9780131121126
  • 478,504

Table of contents

SECTION I. BASIC WORD BUILDING

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology

2. Suffixes

3. Prefixes

4. Anatomical Terminology



SECTION II. MEDICAL SPECIALTIES



5. Dermatology: Integumentary System

6. Orthopedics: Musculoskeletal System

7. Cardiology: Cardiovascular System

8. Hematology: Blood

9. Immunology: Immune Systems

10. Pulmonology: Respiratory System

11. Gastroenterology: Digestive System

12. Urology and Nephrology: Urinary System and Male Reproductive System

13. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Female Reproductive System

14. Neurology: Nervous System

15. Endocrinology: Endocrine System

16. Ophthalmology: The Eye

17. Otorhinolaryngology: Ear, Nose, and Throat



SECTION III: APPENDICES

Appendix I. Answer Keys

Index/Glossary
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