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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide [With CD-ROM] / Edition 5

Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide [With CD-ROM] / Edition 5

by Barbara Janson Cohen


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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide [With CD-ROM] / Edition 5

Now in its Fifth Edition, this richly illustrated guide is a comprehensive introduction to medical terminology. It provides extensive coverage of terms related to structure and function, disorders, diagnosis and treatments. It features a user-friendly layout, basic approach to the subject, and numerous learning exercises. This edition includes updated terminology and drug information, an introduction to medical dictionaries, and an appendix on how to use Stedman's Medical Dictionary. A free bound-in CD-ROM contains numerous exercises including Stedman's audio pronunciations and exercises for students. LiveAdvise: Medical Terminology—an online student tutoring and faculty support service—is free with the book. A fully customizable online course created specifically for this text is available as an additional purchase.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781776677
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Series: Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Series
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 806
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Medical Terminology

  • 1 Concepts of Medical Terminology
  • 2 Suffixes
  • 3 Prefixes
  • 4 Cells, Tissues, and Organs
  • 5 Body Structure
  • Part 2 Disease and Treatment

  • 6 Disease
  • 7 Diagnosis and Treatment; Surgery
  • 8 Drugs
  • Part 3 Body Systems

  • 9 Circulation: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  • 10 Blood and Immunity
  • 11 The Respiratory System
  • 12 The Digestive System
  • 13 The Urinary System
  • 14 The Male Reproductive System
  • 15 The Female Reproductive System; Pregnancy and Birth
  • 16 The Endocrine System
  • 17 The Nervous System and Behavioral Disorders
  • 18 The Senses
  • 19 The Skeleton
  • 20 The Muscular System
  • 21 The Skin


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