Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-02-18
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, Ninth Edition helps readers develop a fundamental knowledge of the medical terminology necessary for a career in any healthcare setting.

The text opens with a general introduction to word parts and the human body as a whole, followed by an overview of diseases and treatments. Each subsequent chapter on the individual body systems begins with an illustrated overview of the system with definitions of key terms relevant to that system. Tables of word parts and exercises on using them follow. The sequence of the systems chapters follows the same order as that found in a tradition A&P courses.Turning to the abnormal, a section on diseases and treatments is included, followed by definitions of related key terms.

Table of Contents

PartI Introduction to Medical Terminology
Chapter1 Concepts, Suffixes, and Prefixes of Medical Terminology
Chapter2 Body Structure
Chapter3 Disease and Treatment
PartII Body Systems
Chapter4 Integumentary System
Chapter5 Skeletal System
Chapter6 Muscular System
Chapter7 Nervous System and Mental Health
Chapter8 Special Senses: Ear and Eye
Chapter9 Endocrine System
Chapter10 Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Chapter11 Blood and Immunity
Chapter12 Respiratory System
Chapter13 Digestive System
Chapter14 Urinary System
Chapter15 Male Reproductive System
Chapter16 Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth
Appendix1 Commonly Used Symbols
Appendix2 Abbreviations and Their Meanings
Appendix3 Word Parts and Their Meanings
Appendix4 Meanings and Their Corresponding Word Parts
Appendix5 Word Roots
Appendix6 Suffixes
Appendix7 Prefixes
Appendix8 Metric Measurements
Appendix9 Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a Glance
Appendix10 Drugs
Appendix11 Answer Key

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