Essentials of Medical Terminology (Book Only)

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This essentials-level learning resource is organized by body systems and is designed for short medical terminology courses. Part One of the text begins with basic analysis of medical terms, common anatomical roots, suffixes and prefixes. Part Two features chapters on each of the body systems, leading with anatomy and physiology, then moving on to terminology, pronunciation, abbreviations and exercises.

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Juanita Davies is an award-winning instructor who taught anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology in various health care disciplines. She also has written extensively on the subject of medical terminology. Her early work includes A PROGRAMMED LEARNING APPROACH TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY and an online medical terminology test bank containing 15,000 questions. Her first book with Cengage -- MODERN MEDICAL LANGUAGE -- is a high-level text comprising anatomy, medical terminology, pathology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment. Her second -- ESSENTIALS OF MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY -- is an anatomy and medical terminology text with a complexity level that is suitable for two-semester terminology courses as well as adaptable to one-semester courses. Her third -- A QUICK REFERENCE TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY -- is a useful medical terminology handbook that can also be used as a very inexpensive terminology text. It has been bundled with anatomy and physiology texts to form a comprehensive single text. Her fourth book -- AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY -- is particularly suitable for today's visual learners with its focus on comprehensive illustrations and writing directed at those illustrations. Although both are comprehensive, ILLUSTRATED has a different delivery style than ESSENTIALS.

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PART 1 Basic Medical Terminology Chapter 1 Learning Medical Terms Chapter 2 Roots of Each Body System Chapter 3 Suffixes Chapter 4 Prefixes PART II Body Systems Chapter 5 Body Organization Chapter 6 The Skin (Integumentary System) Chapter 7 The Skeletal System Chapter 8 The Muscular System Chapter 9 The Nervous System Chapter 10 The Eyes and Ears Chapter 11 The Endocrine System Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular System Chapter 13 Blood and the Immune and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 14 The Respiratory System Chapter 15 The Digestive System Chapter 16 The Urinary and Male Reproductive Systems Chapter 17 The Female Reproductive System and Obstetrics Appendix A Word Element to Definition Appendix B Definition to Word Element Index

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