Medical Terminology A Student-Centered Approach

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  • Copyright: 2007-07-11
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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This carefully designed worktext emphasizes word-building with just enough content on the anatomy of each body system to help you understand the related disease as well as diagnostic and surgical terms. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and defining medical terms, as well as techniques for building medical terms from roots, prefixes, and suffixes.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. x
How to use the Studyware CD-ROMp. xi
Building Blocks of Medical Terminologyp. 1
Rootsp. 2
Prefixesp. 2
Suffixesp. 3
Combining Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixesp. 4
Pronunciation Rulesp. 5
Analyzing Medical Termsp. 7
Prefixesp. 12
Suffixesp. 19
Treatment and Procedure Suffixesp. 27
General Body Terminologyp. 31
Structural Organization Termsp. 34
Body Cavitiesp. 37
Body Regions and Quadrantsp. 38
Body Planesp. 44
Body Direction Termsp. 46
Integumentary Systemp. 52
Integumentary System Word Rootsp. 52
Structures of the Integumentary Systemp. 54
Integumentary System Medical Terminologyp. 59
Integumentary System Procedural and Surgical Termsp. 70
Abbreviationsp. 72
Pronunciation Reviewp. 77
Skeletal Systemp. 79
Skeletal System Word Rootsp. 79
Bonesp. 82
Skeletal System Medical Terminologyp. 94
Abbreviationsp. 110
Pronunciation Reviewp. 116
Muscular Systemp. 119
Muscular System Word Rootsp. 119
Structures of the Muscular Systemp. 121
Muscular System Medical Terminologyp. 128
Abbreviationsp. 142
Pronunciation Reviewp. 147
Cardiovascular Systemp. 149
Cardiovascular System Word Rootsp. 149
Structures of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 151
Cardiovascular System Medical Terminologyp. 159
Abbreviationsp. 178
Pronunciation Reviewp. 185
Blood and Lymphatic Systemp. 188
Blood and Lymph System Word Rootsp. 188
Blood and Lymphatic System Medical Terminologyp. 201
Abbreviationsp. 217
Pronunciation Reviewp. 222
Respiratory Systemp. 225
Respiratory System Word Rootsp. 225
Structures of the Respiratory Systemp. 228
Respiratory System Medical Terminologyp. 231
Abbreviationsp. 255
Pronunciation Reviewp. 260
Digestive Systemp. 263
Digestive System Word Rootsp. 263
Structures of the Digestive Systemp. 266
Digestive System Medical Terminologyp. 272
Abbreviationsp. 301
Pronunciation Reviewp. 306
Urinary Systemp. 310
Urinary System Word Rootsp. 310
Structures of the Urinary Systemp. 312
Urinary System Medical Terminologyp. 317
Abbreviationsp. 338
Pronunciation Reviewp. 341
Endocrine Systemp. 344
Endocrine System Word Rootsp. 344
Structures of the Endocrine Systemp. 346
Endocrine System Medical Terminologyp. 354
Abbreviationsp. 366
Pronunciation Reviewp. 370
Male Reproductive Systemp. 372
Male Reproductive System Word Rootsp. 372
Structures of the Male Reproductive Systemp. 374
Male Reproductive System Medical Terminologyp. 378
Abbreviationsp. 393
Pronunciation Reviewp. 397
Female Reproductive System and Pregnancyp. 399
Female Reproductive System Word Rootsp. 399
External Genitaliap. 401
Internal Genitaliap. 402
Female Reproductive System Medical Terminologyp. 405
Abbreviationsp. 420
Pregnancyp. 421
Pregnancy Word Rootsp. 421
Structures Related to Pregnancyp. 423
Medical Terms Related to Pregnancyp. 424
Pregnancy General Medical Termsp. 426
Pregnancy Complication and Disorder Termsp. 430
Pregnancy Diagnostic, Treatment, and Surgical Termsp. 434
Abbreviationsp. 438
Pronunciation Reviewp. 444
Nervous Systemp. 446
Nervous System Word Rootsp. 446
Cells of the Nervous Systemp. 449
Brain and Spinal Cordp. 451
Cranial and Spinal Nervesp. 455
Nervous System Medical Terminologyp. 459
Abbreviationsp. 477
Pronunciation Reviewp. 484
Sensory System: Vision and Hearingp. 487
The Eyep. 487
Word Roots Related to the Eyesp. 487
Structures of the Eyep. 490
Accessory Structures of the Eyep. 493
Medical Terms Related to the Eyep. 494
Abbreviationsp. 511
The Earp. 511
Word Roots Related to Hearingp. 511
Structures of the Earp. 513
Medical Terminology Related to the Earp. 516
General Medical Terms Related to the Earp. 518
Disease and Disorder Terms Related to the Earp. 520
Diagnostic and Treatment Terms Related to the Earp. 525
Abbreviationsp. 527
Pronunciation Reviewp. 534
Specialty Terminologyp. 538
Oncologyp. 538
Cancerp. 539
Treating Cancerp. 543
Pharmacologyp. 544
Surgeryp. 551
Pronunciation Reviewp. 565
Word Element to Meaningp. 567
Meaning to Word Elementp. 573
Abbreviation Listp. 579
Health-Related Web Sitesp. 585
Indexp. 586
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