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Medical Terminology Systems: A Body Systems Approach / Edition 8

Medical Terminology Systems: A Body Systems Approach / Edition 8

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An innovative word-building approach covers each word one by one, introducing the word elements first roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes to help you easily decipher medical terminology.

  • Full-color illustrations and a streamlined layout helps you progress through the text step by step.
  • A reading level appropriate for all learners makes concepts crystal clear.
  • Body Systems Connections tables identify interrelationships of each body system to give you a thorough understanding of each system.
  • Coverage features all aspects of healthcare, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and a strong focus on A&P and pathology.
  • Every body systems chapter includes complete medical records, word-building activities, and key terms.
  • Coverage of commonly used psychiatric terms and drugs.

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The MLL is the interactive, online program for med term masterycustomized for Medical Terminology Systems, 8th Edition. Version 2.0 features even more ways for you to learn medical terminology.

  • Lessons that correspond to the chapters in the text
  • Integrated ebook
  • Lecture videos with learning style tips to help students identify the ways they learn best
  • Audio Tutorials with interactive exercises
  • Progressive immersive, multi-media activities
  • Automatic grading and reporting to Gradebook. See an example of the Gradebook here.
  • Additional practice exercises
  • Opportunities for collaborative learning

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803658677
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 04/26/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 744
Sales rank: 65,546
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Elements of a Medical Word

2. Suffixes

3. Prefixes

4. Body Structure

5. Integumentary System

6. Digestive System

7. Respiratory System

8. Cardiovascular System

9. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems

10. Musculoskeletal System

11. Urinary System

12. Female Reproductive System

13. Male Reproductive System

14. Endocrine System

15. Nervous System

16. Special Senses


A. Answer Key

B. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

C. Glossary of Medical Word Elements

D. Index of Genetic Disorders

E. Index of Clinical, Laboratory, and Imaging Procedures

F. Index of Pharmacology

G. Index of Oncological Terms

H. Index of Discontinued Abbreviations and Eponyms

Rules for Singular and Plural Suffixes

Pronunciation Guidelines

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