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Introduction to Medical Terminology

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12/30/2002
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Summary

Introduction to Medical Terminology emphasizes learning medical terminology by word part and usage and is organized by body systems. The practice software includes exercises, games and pronunciation of medical terminology. A workbook offers a wide-variety of learning exercises from matching and multiple choice to spelling and abbreviations to true/false and word building.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xii
How to Use This Book xiii
How to Use the Student Activity CD-ROM xvi
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Overview of Introduction to Medical Terminology
2(1)
Vocabulary Related to Medical Terminology
3(1)
Word Parts Are the Key!
4(1)
Word Roots
4(2)
Suffixes
6(1)
Prefixes
7(1)
Determining Meanings on the Basis of Word Parts
8(1)
Medical Dictionary Use
9(2)
Pronunciation
11(1)
Spelling Is Always Important
11(1)
Using Abbreviations
11(1)
Singular and Plural Endings
11(1)
Basic Medical Terms
11(1)
Look-Alike Sound-Alike Terms and Word Parts
12(2)
Career Opportunities: Setting Your Goals
14(1)
Study Break
15(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Administrative Medical Assistant
16(1)
Review Time
16(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
17(1)
The Human Body in Health and Disease
Overview of the Human Body in Health and Disease
18(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease
19(1)
Anatomic Reference Systems
20(2)
Major Body Cavities
22(2)
Cytology
24(2)
Congenital Disorders
26(1)
Histology
27(1)
Glands
28(1)
Organs and Body Systems
28(1)
Pathology
28(4)
Career Opportunities
32(1)
Study Break
33(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Emergency Room Technician
33(1)
Review Time
34(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
35(1)
The Skeletal System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Skeletal System
36(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Skeletal System
37(1)
Functions of the Skeletal System
38(1)
Structures of the Skeletal System
38(1)
The Structure of Bones
38(1)
Joints
39(2)
The Skeleton
41(6)
Medical Specialties Related to the Skeletal System
47(1)
Pathology of the Skeletal System
48(4)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Skeletal System
52(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Skeletal System
53(4)
Career Opportunities
57(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Paramedic
57(1)
Study Break
58(1)
Review Time
58(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
59(1)
The Muscular System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Muscular System
60(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Muscular System
61(1)
Functions of the Muscular System
62(1)
Structures of the Muscular System
62(1)
Types of Muscle Tissue
62(2)
Characteristics of Muscles
64(1)
Range of Motion
64(2)
How Muscles are Named
66(4)
Medical Specialties Related to the Muscular System
70(1)
Pathology of the Muscular System
70(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Muscular System
75(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Muscular System
75(2)
Career Opportunities
77(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Physical Therapist
77(1)
Study Break
78(1)
Review Time
78(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
79(1)
The Cardiovascular System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Cardiovascular System
80(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Cardiovascular System
81(1)
Functions of the Cardiovascular System
82(1)
Structures of the Cardiovascular System
82(1)
The Heart
83(4)
The Blood Vessels
87(1)
The Blood
87(4)
Medical Specialties Related to the Cardiovascular System
91(1)
Pathology of the Cardiovascular System
91(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
96(2)
Treatment Procedures of the Cardiovascular System
98(3)
Career Opportunities
101(1)
Study Break
101(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Cardiac Sonographere
101(1)
Review Time
102(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
103(1)
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
104(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
105(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
106(1)
Functions and Structures of the Lymphatic System
106(3)
Functions and Structures of the Immune System
109(4)
Pathogenic Organisms
113(2)
Oncology
115(4)
Career Opportunities
119(1)
Study Break
119(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Lymphedema Therapist
120(1)
Review Time
120(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
121(1)
The Respiratory System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Respiratory System
122(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Respiratory System
123(1)
Functions of the Respiratory System
124(1)
Structures of the Respiratory System
124(4)
Respiration
128(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Respiratory System
128(1)
Pathology of the Respiratory System
129(6)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Respiratory System
135(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Respiratory System
135(2)
Career Opportunities
137(1)
Study Break
137(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Respiratory Therapist
138(1)
Review Time
138(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
139(1)
The Digestive System
Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Digestive System
140(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Digestive System
141(1)
Functions of the Digestive System
142(1)
Structures of the Digestive System
142(5)
Digestion
147(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Digestive System
148(1)
Pathology of the Digestive System
148(5)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Digestive System
153(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Digestive System
153(3)
Career Opportunities
156(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Certified Dental Assistant
157(1)
Study Break
157(1)
Review Time
158(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
159(1)
The Urinary System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Urinary System
160(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Urinary System
161(1)
Functions of the Urinary System
162(1)
Structures of the Urinary System
162(2)
The Excretion of Urine
164(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Urinary System
164(1)
Pathology of the Urinary System
164(3)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Urinary System
167(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Urinary System
168(3)
Career Opportunities
171(1)
Study Break
171(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Urologist
171(1)
Review Time
172(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
173(1)
The Nervous System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Nervous System
174(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Nervous System
175(1)
Functions of the Nervous System
176(1)
Structures of the Nervous System
176(2)
The Central Nervous System
178(5)
The Peripheral Nervous System
183(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
183(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Nervous System
183(2)
Pathology of the Nervous System
185(5)
Mental Health
190(2)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Nervous System
192(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Nervous System
192(1)
Career Opportunities
193(1)
Study Break
194(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Mental Health Worker
194(1)
Review Time
194(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
195(1)
Special Senses: The Eyes and Ears
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Eyes and Ears
196(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Special Senses
197(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Eyes and Ears
198(1)
Functions of the Eyes and Ears
198(1)
Structures of the Eyes
199(3)
Pathology of the Eyes
202(4)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Eyes
206(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Eyes
207(1)
Structures of the Ears
208(1)
Normal Action of the Ears
209(1)
Pathology of the Ears
209(1)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Ears
210(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Ears
211(1)
Career Opportunities
212(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Audiologist
212(1)
Study Break
212(1)
Review Time
213(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
214(2)
Skin: The Integumentary System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Integumentary System
216(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Skin
217(1)
Functions of the Integumentary System
218(1)
Structures of the Integumentary System
218(2)
Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
220(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Integumentary System
221(1)
Pathology of the Integumentary System
221(7)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Integumentary System
228(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Integumentary System
228(2)
Career Opportunities
230(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Dermatologist
231(1)
Study Break
231(1)
Review Time
232(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
233(1)
The Endocrine System
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Endocrine System
234(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Endocrine System
235(1)
Functions of the Endocrine System
236(1)
Structures of the Endocrine System
237(1)
Medical Specialties Related to the Endocrine System
238(1)
Pathology of the Endocrine System
238(1)
Diagnostic Procedures Related to the Endocrine System
238(1)
The Pituitary Gland
238(2)
The Thyroid Gland
240(1)
The Parathyroid Glands
241(1)
The Adrenal Glands
241(2)
The Pancreatic Islets
243(1)
The Thymus
244(1)
The Pineal Gland
245(1)
The Gonads
245(2)
Career Opportunities
247(1)
Study Break
247(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Clinical Instructor
247(1)
Review Time
248(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
249(1)
The Reproductive Systems
Overview of Structures, Word Parts, and Functions of the Reproductive Systems
250(1)
Vocabulary Related to the Reproductive Systems
251(1)
Functions of the Male Reproductive System
252(1)
Structures of the Male Reproductive System
252(2)
Medical Specialties Related to the Male Reproductive System
254(1)
Pathology of the Male Reproductive System
254(1)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
255(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Male Reproductive System
256(1)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
256(1)
Functions of the Female Reproductive System
257(1)
Structures of the Female Reproductive System
257(3)
Medical Specialties Related to the Female Reproductive System
260(1)
Pathology of the Female Reproductive System
260(2)
Diagnostic Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
262(1)
Treatment Procedures of the Female Reproductive System
263(2)
Assisted Reproduction
265(2)
Pregnancy and Childbirth
267(4)
Career Opportunities
271(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Certified Nurse Midwife
271(1)
Study Break
272(1)
Review Time
272(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
273(1)
Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
Overview of Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
274(1)
Vocabulary Related to Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
275(1)
Basic Examination Procedures
276(2)
Basic Examination Positions
278(2)
Laboratory Tests
280(2)
Endoscopy
282(1)
Centesis
282(1)
Imaging Techniques
283(1)
Radiology
284(1)
Radiographic Positioning and Projections
284(2)
Computed Tomography
286(1)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
286(1)
Fluoroscopy
286(1)
Diagnostic Ultrasound
287(1)
Nuclear Medicine
287(1)
Radioimmunoassay
288(1)
Pharmacology
288(2)
Career Opportunities
290(1)
Study Break
290(1)
Health Occupation Profile: Medical Technologist
291(1)
Review Time
291(1)
The Human Touch: Critical Thinking Exercise
292(1)
Appendix A Prefixes, Word Roots (Combining Forms), and Suffixes 293(18)
Appendix B Abbreviations and Meanings 311(18)
Appendix C Glossary of Pathology and Procedures 329(36)
Index 365


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