Summary: This innovative book is a comprehensive introduction to medical terminology. It is organized by body system with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, and diagnostic treatments and procedures. The book opens with a review of word building rules, prefixes, suffixes, and whole body terminology. Then follows with complete simple to complex coverage of medical terminology, as it relates to the various human body systems. All terms include a basi ...show morec definition that it is highlighted in bold type, then continues with a more in-depth definition in regular type to allow learners to select the level of depth needed.