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Master medical terminology with every turn of the page!

Essentials of Medical Language, 2e, presents new medical terminology to students in manageable quantities via short lessons and a 2-page spread format.

This edition offers a completely redesigned learning experience through larger, more focused art and revised table of contents. Students will feel a new sense of engagement and motivation through Case Reports and a wide variety of exercises throughout the chapters.

As a final improvement to this textbook, professors will discover a total revamp from top to bottom, providing them with text that is shorter and stronger, larger imaging, better chapter sequence, updated learning objectives, and more questions and exercises for students to practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073374611
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/10/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 174,401
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - The Anatomy of Word Construction: The Essential Elements of the Language of Medicine

Chapter 2 - The Body as a Whole: The Essentials of the Language of Anatomy

Chapter 3 - The Integumentary System: The Essentials of the Language of Dermatology

Chapter 4 - The Skeletal System: The Essentials of the Language of Orthopedics

Chapter 5 - Muscles and Tendons: The Essentials of the Languages of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Chapter 6 - Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems: The Essentials of the Language of Cardiology

Chapter 7 - The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems: The Essentials of the Languages of Hematology and Immunology

Chapter 8 - Respiratory System: The Essentials of the Language of Pulmonology

Chapter 9 - The Digestive System: The Essentials of the Language of Gastroenterology

Chapter 10 - The Nervous System and Mental Health: The Essentials of the Languages of Neurology and Psychiatry

Chapter 11 - Special Senses of the Eye and Ear: The Essentials of the Languages of Ophthalmology and Otology

Chapter 12 - The Endocrine System: The Essentials of the Language of Endocrinology

Chapter 13 - The Urinary System: The Essentials of the Language of Urology

Chapter 14 - The Male Reproductive System: The Essentials of the Language of the Male Reproductive System

Chapter 15 - The Female Reproductive System: The Essentials of the Language of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Appendix A: Word Parts and Abbreviations

Appendix B: Diagnostic and £ erapeutic Procedure

Appendix C: Pharmacology




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