A Concise Introduction to Medical Terminology / Edition 4

A Concise Introduction to Medical Terminology / Edition 4

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by Carol A. Lillis, Carol A. Lillis
     
 

This student-friendly book is a basic introduction to over 700 commonly used medical terms and word elements - prefixes, suffixes and stems. The fourth edition includes the addition of pronunciations to word lists, case studies, and forensic and surgical reports as additional exercises. New chapters, "Diagnostic Terms and Tools" and "Pharmacology Terms & Oncology

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This student-friendly book is a basic introduction to over 700 commonly used medical terms and word elements - prefixes, suffixes and stems. The fourth edition includes the addition of pronunciations to word lists, case studies, and forensic and surgical reports as additional exercises. New chapters, "Diagnostic Terms and Tools" and "Pharmacology Terms & Oncology Terms" have been added. Medical students, nursing students, allied health students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838543214
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/17/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Text.

Pre-test.

I. PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES.

1. Medical Prefixes.

2. Prefixes That Deal With Sizes and Numbers: Additional Combining Forms.

3. Diagnostic and Symptomatic Suffixes.

4. Surgical Suffixes.

II. STEMS (ROOT WORDS).

5. Diagnostic Terms and Tools.

6. Introduction to the Body.

7. Circulatory System.

8. Digestive System.

9. Genito-Urinary System(Includes Male/Female Reproduction and Endocrine System).

10. Muscular and Skeletal Systems.

11. The Nervous System.

12. The Respiratory System.

13. The Sense Organs.

III. ENLARGING YOUR MEDICAL VOCABULARY.

14. Pharmacology Terms.

15. Oncology Terms.

16. Abbreviations.

17. Medical Financial Terms.

Additional Exercises.

Post-Test.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Index.

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