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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Terminology,9781615643035

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Terminology



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An essential guide for anyone in a healthcare career, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Terminologyshows readers how to master medicine's core terminology so they can successfully pass their academic courses and certification tests. Readers will be introduced to Greek and Latin roots the building blocks for deciphering any term encountered. They'll also find an outline of the body's systems to learn terms in context, an explanation of the body's physiology, and a primer on commonly used terms for diseases, injuries, conditions, tests, and procedures.

Author Biography

Veronica Hackethal, MD, is a medical writer and editor. She was a member of the initial launch team for Medpedia, a medical web encyclopedia backed by Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Michigan Schools of Medicine, and has written for She has also edited medical textbooks and published scientific articles. Her writing has won numerous awards.

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