Building a Medical Vocabulary / Edition 4

Building a Medical Vocabulary / Edition 4

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by Peggy C. Leonard
     
 

This book provides an introduction to medical terminology. It is organized by body systems and begins with an orientation, using terms users may already be familiar with, then builds upon those terms to the more complex terminology. Each chapter presents concepts and illustrations reinforced by exercises, and ends with comprehensive review exercises. Programmed

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This book provides an introduction to medical terminology. It is organized by body systems and begins with an orientation, using terms users may already be familiar with, then builds upon those terms to the more complex terminology. Each chapter presents concepts and illustrations reinforced by exercises, and ends with comprehensive review exercises. Programmed Learning sections are included, which help the reader actively participate in learning through immediate reinforcement and comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721696423
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
545
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 11.03(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Programmed Learning and the Structure of Medical Terms1
Ch. 2Fields of Medicine9
Ch. 3Body Structure37
Ch. 4The Blood and Other Body Fluids69
Ch. 5The Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems103
Ch. 6The Respiratory System147
Ch. 7The Digestive System183
Ch. 8The Urinary System227
Ch. 9The Reproductive System259
Ch. 10The Muscular and Skeletal Systems303
Ch. 11The Nervous System and Psychological Disorders349
Ch. 12The Integumentary System387
Ch. 13The Endocrine System419
Ch. 14Basic Terminology: Review of Chapters 1-13445
App. IPlurals of Medical Terms471
App. IIPharmacological Terms, Drugs, and Use472
App. IIITable of Elements479
App. IVGreek Alphabet (Upright and Sloping Types)480
App. VConversion Tables481
App. VIMedical Abbreviations482
App. VIISolutions to Review Exercises484
App. VIIISpanish Translation of Selected Terms498
App. IXEnglish Translation of Selected Spanish Terms501
Bibliography503
Word Parts504
Index/Glossary511

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