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Essentials of Medical Terminology

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2nd
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9780766831100

ISBN10:
0766831108
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/30/2001
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

Now in full color! This essentials-level learning resource is organized by body system, and is designed for short courses or self-study, self-paced learning. The earlier chapters include a basic analysis of medical terminology, common anatomical roots, prefixes, suffixes, and terms relevant to body organization. The later chapters are organized by body systems, which include basic anatomy and physiology, term analysis, pronunciations, abbreviations, and exercises. NEW TO THIS EDITION: ? New full color art enhances user understanding of basic anatomy and physiology terminology ? Expanded appendices include word element to definition and definition to word element to help with comprehension and understanding of terms ? Free Practice CD-ROM comes complete with word pronunciations along with review exercise activities, and games for effective review.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
How to Use the Student Practice CD-ROM xv
Part I BASIC MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 1(70)
Learning Medical Terms
3(12)
Pronunciation Guide
4(1)
The Parts of Medical Terms
5(1)
How to Analyze Medical Terms
6(1)
Terms with No Prefix
6(1)
Terms with No Root
7(1)
Terms with Two Roots
7(1)
The Combining Vowel
7(2)
The Combining Form
9(1)
Plurals
10(3)
Putting It All Together
13(2)
Roots of Each Body System
15(18)
Anatomy and Physiology
16(1)
Levels of Organization
16(1)
Organ Systems
16(2)
Common Anatomical Roots
18(12)
Putting It All Together
30(3)
Suffixes
33(19)
Additional Word Elements
34(1)
Suffixes Used to Indicate Pathologic Conditions
35(5)
Suffixes Used to Indicate Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
40(4)
General Suffixes
44(2)
Adjectival Suffixes
46(1)
Putting It All Together
47(5)
Prefixes
52(19)
Additional Word Elements
53(1)
Prefixes Referring to Direction and Position
54(9)
Negative Prefixes
63(1)
Prefixes Referring to Numbers
64(1)
Miscellaneous Prefixes
65(2)
Summary of Prefixes That Have the Same Meaning
67(1)
Summary of Prefixes That Have the Opposite Meaning
67(1)
Putting It All Together
68(3)
Part II BODY SYSTEMS 71(352)
Body Organization
73(12)
Cavities and the Arrangement of Body Parts
74(1)
Directional Terminology
74(7)
Additional Word Elements
81(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
81(2)
Abbreviations
83(1)
Putting It All Together
83(2)
The Skin (Integumentary System)
85(20)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
86(2)
Related Organs
88(2)
Additional Word Elements
90(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
91(9)
Review of Terms
100(1)
Abbreviations
101(1)
Putting It All Together
101(4)
The Skeletal System
105(36)
Anatomy and Physiology of Bone
106(1)
Description of the Skeleton
107(9)
Joints
116(1)
Additional Word Elements
117(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
117(14)
Review of Terms
131(2)
Abbreviations
133(1)
Putting It All Together
134(7)
The Muscular System
141(15)
Skeletal Attachments
142(1)
Major Skeletal Muscles
142(1)
Additional Word Elements
143(3)
Term Analysis and Definition
146(5)
Review of Terms
151(2)
Abbreviations
153(1)
Putting It All Together
153(3)
The Nervous System
156(28)
Divisions of the Nervous System
157(1)
Functions of the Nervous System
157(2)
Nerve Cells
159(1)
Synapses
160(1)
The Central Nervous System
161(5)
The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
166(2)
Additional Word Elements
168(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
168(10)
Review of Terms
178(2)
Abbreviations
180(1)
Putting It All Together
180(4)
The Eyes and Ears
184(35)
The Eye
185(6)
Additional Word Elements
191(1)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Eye
192(10)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Eye
202(2)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Eye
204(1)
The Ear
204(3)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Ear
207(4)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Ear
211(1)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Ear
212(1)
Putting It All Together
213(6)
The Endocrine System
219(23)
Central Endocrine Glands
222(3)
Peripheral Endocrine Glands
225(3)
Additional Word Elements
228(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
229(7)
Review of Terms
236(1)
Abbreviations
237(1)
Putting It All Together
238(4)
The Cardiovascular System
242(28)
Structure of the Heart
243(4)
The Conduction System
247(2)
Blood Pressure
249(1)
Heart Sounds
250(1)
Blood Vessels
250(3)
Circulation
253(1)
Additional Word Elements
254(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
255(8)
Review of Terms
263(2)
Abbreviations
265(1)
Putting It All Together
266(4)
Blood and the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
270(23)
The Blood
271(3)
Additional Word Elements
274(1)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Blood
275(4)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Blood
279(1)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Blood
280(1)
The Immune System
281(1)
The Lymphatic System
282(4)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
286(2)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
288(1)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
288(1)
Putting It All Together
289(4)
The Respiratory System
293(25)
The Nose, Nasal Cavities, and Paranasal Sinuses
295(1)
The Pharynx, Larynx, and Trachea
296(1)
The Bronchi and Lungs
297(3)
Additional Word Elements
300(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
300(10)
Review of Terms
310(2)
Abbreviations
312(1)
Putting It All Together
313(5)
The Digestive System
318(34)
The Oral Cavity
320(1)
The Pharynx
321(1)
The Esophagus
321(1)
The Stomach
322(1)
The Small Intestine
323(2)
The Large Intestine
325(1)
The Accessory Organs
326(1)
The Peritoneum
327(2)
Additional Word Elements
329(1)
Term Analysis and Definition
329(12)
Review of Terms
341(3)
Abbreviations
344(1)
Putting It All Together
345(7)
The Urinary and Male Reproductive Systems
352(36)
Urinary System
353(5)
Additional Word Elements
358(1)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Urinary System
359(11)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Urinary System
370(1)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Urinary System
371(1)
Male Reproductive System
372(3)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Male Reproductive System
375(6)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Male Reproductive System
381(1)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Male Reproductive System
381(1)
Putting It All Together
382(6)
The Female Reproductive System and Obstetrics
388(35)
Structures of the Female Reproductive System
389(4)
Menstrual Cycle
393(1)
Menopause
394(1)
Additional Word Elements
394(1)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to the Female Reproductive System
395(11)
Review of Terms Pertaining to the Female Reproductive System
406(2)
Abbreviations Pertaining to the Female Reproductive System
408(1)
Obstetrics
408(4)
Term Analysis and Definition Pertaining to Obstetrics
412(3)
Review of Obstetrical Terms
415(1)
Abbreviations Pertaining to Obstetrics
416(1)
Putting It All Together
417(6)
Appendix A Answers to Exercises 423(16)
Appendix B Word Element to Definition 439(7)
Appendix C Definition to Word Element 446(7)
Index 453


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