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Medical Terminology : Illustrated Guide - With CD

Medical Terminology : Illustrated Guide - With CD - 6th edition

Medical Terminology : Illustrated Guide - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9781605476049

ISBN10: 1605476048

Medical Terminology : Illustrated Guide - With CD by Barbara Cohen - ISBN 9781605476049
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2011
International: No
Medical Terminology : Illustrated Guide - With CD by Barbara Cohen - ISBN 9781605476049

ISBN13: 9781605476049

ISBN10: 1605476048

Edition: 6TH 11


Now in its Sixth Edition, Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide is geared to the mid-level medical terminology course, and includes moderate amounts of anatomy and physiology. The author uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages, with Key Terms sections listing those terms most commonly used and later Supplementary Terms sections presenting more specialized terms. This edition has a more reader-friendly design, provides more complete representation of the health professions, and includes dental terminology. Written pronunciations are included for all appropriate terms. A robust online ancillary package aids retention through exercises, games, and activities. PASSport to Success allows students to identify their personal learning style and target exercises and activities best suited to their learning style.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

User's Guide


1: Concepts of Medical Terminology
2: Suffixes
3: Prefixes
4: Cells, Tissues, and Organs
5: Body Structure


6: Disease
7: Diagnosis and Treatment; Surgery
8: Drugs


9: Circulation: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
10: Blood and Immunity
11: The Respiratory System
12: The Digestive System
13: The Urinary System
14: The Male Reproductive System
15: The Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth
16: The Endocrine System
17: The Nervous System and Behavioral Disorders
18: The Senses
19: The Skeleton
20: The Muscular System
21: The Skin

Appendix 1: Commonly Used Symbols

Appendix 2: Abbreviations and Their Meanings

Appendix 3: Word Parts and Their Meanings

Appendix 4: Meanings and Their Corresponding Word Parts

Appendix 5: Word Roots

Appendix 6: Suffixes

Appendix 7: Prefixes

Appendix 8: Metric Measurements

Appendix 9: Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a Glance

Answer Key

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