Illustrated Guide to Medical Terminology

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9781401879198: Illustrated Guide to Medical Terminology

Illustrated Guide to Medical Terminology makes learning medical terminology enjoyable for everyone! The unique approach of this book makes learning easy, and its genius lies in its simplicity: "Read, look and listen in order to speak and write". Specifically, it asks you to read the text, view diagrams, write structure names, complete review exercises, listen to and repeat correct pronunciation of terms using the Free Audio CD-ROM, and finally write terms down on paper. This well-illustrated book is ideal for English as a second language learners, as well as visual and auditory learners.

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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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Preface About the Author Acknowledgments How to Use the Book Chapter 1 Basic Word Structure 1.1 Parts of a Medical Word 1.2 How to Learn Medical Words 1.3 Basic Word Structure 1.4 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 1.5 Review Exercises Chapter 2 Basic Body Structure 2.1 Anatomy and Physiology 2.2 Levels of Organization 2.3 Body Systems 2.4 Common Anatomical Roots 2.5 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Common Suffixes 3.1 New roots 3.2 Learning the Terms. 3.3 Review Exercises. 3.4 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 4 Common Prefixes 4.1 New roots, suffixes, and prefixes 4.2 Learning the Terms 4.3 Summary of Prefixes That Have the Same Meaning 4.4 Summary of Prefixes That Have the Opposite Meaning 4.5 Review Exercises 4.6 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 5 Body Organization 5.1 Body Cavities 5.2 Directional Terminology 5.3 Body Planes 5.4 Abdominopelvic Regions 5.5 Abdominopelvic Quadrants 5.6 New roots, suffixes, and prefixes 5.7 Learning the Terms 5.8 Review Exercises 5.9 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 6 Skin and Related Structures 6.1 Structure and Function of the Skin 6.2 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 6.3 Learning the Terms 6.4 Pathology 6.5 Review Exercises 6.6 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 7 Skeletal System 7.1 Major Bones of the Body 7.2 Bone Structure and Function 7.3 Vertebral Column 7.4 Joints 7.5 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 7.6 Learning the Terms 7.7 Pathology 7.8 Review Exercises 7.9 Pronunciations and Spelling Chapter 8 Muscular System 8.1 Major Muscles of the Body 8.2 Types of Muscle Tissue 8.3 Movements of Skeletal Muscles 8.4 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 8.5 Learning the Terms 8.6 Pathology 8.7 Review Exercises 8.8 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 9 Nervous System 9.1 Major Organs of the Nervous System 9.2 Divisions of the Nervous System 9.3 Nerve Cells and Nerves 9.4 The Central Nervous System 9.5 Peripheral Nervous System 9.6 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 9.7 Learning the Terms 9.8 Pathology 9.9 Review Exercises 9.10 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 10 Eyes and Ears 10.1 The Eyeball 10.2 Refraction 10.3 Visual Pathway 10.4 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 10.5 Learning the Terms 10.6 Pathology of the Eye 10.7 Major structures of the Ear 10.8 Auditory Pathway 10.9 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 10.10 Learning the Terms 10.11 Pathology of the Ear 10.12 Review Exercises 10.13 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 11 Digestive System 11.1 Major Organs of the Digestive System 11.2 Small Intestine 11.3 Large Intestine 11.4 Liver, Gallbladder, Biliary Tract 11.5 Peritoneum 11.6 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 11.7 Learning the Terms 11.8 Pathology 11.9 Diagnostic Tests 11.10 Review Exercises 11.11 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System 12.1 Major Organs of the Cardiovascular System. 12.2 Structures of the Heart 12.3 How the Heart Beats 12.4 Blood Pressure and Pulse 12.5 Blood Vessels and Circulation 12.6 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 12.7 Learning the Terms 12.8 Pathology 12.9 Review Exercises 12.10 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 13 Blood 13.1 Blood Composition 13.2 Blood Types 13.3 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 13.4 Learning the Terms 13.5 Pathology 13.6 Review Exercises 13.7 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 14 Lymphatic and Immune System 14.1 Major Organs of the Lymphatic System 14.2 Lymphatic System 14.3 Immune System 14.4 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 14.5 Learning the Terms 14.6 Pathology 14.7 Review Exercises 14.8 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 15 Respiratory System 15.1 Major Organs of the Respiratory System 15.2 Upper Respiratory Tract 15.3 Lower Respiratory Tract 15.4 Paranasal Sinuses 15.5 Pleural and Mediastinal Cavities 15.6 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 15.7 Learning the Terms 15.8 Pathology 15.9 Review Exercises 15.10 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 16 Urinary System 16.1 Major Organs of the Urinary System 16.2 Structure and Function of the Urinary System 16.3 Urine Production 16.4 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 16.5 Learning the Terms 16.6 Pathology 16.7 Review Exercises 16.8 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 17 Male Reproductive System 17.1 Major Organs of the Male Reproductive System 17.2 Structure and Function of the Male Reproductive System 17.3 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 17.4 Learning the Terms 17.5 Pathology 17.6 Review Exercises 17.7 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 18 Female Reproductive System 18.1 Major Organs of the Female Reproductive System 18.2 Structure and Function of the Female Reproductive System 18.3 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 18.4 Learning the Terms 18.5 Pathology 18.6 Review Exercises 18.7 Pronunciation and Spelling Chapter 19 Endocrine System 19.1 Glands of the Endocrine System 19.2 Peripheral Endocrine Gland 19.3 Central Endocrine Glands 19.4 Abbreviations of Major Hormones 19.5 New Roots, Suffixes, and Prefixes 19.6 Learning the Terms 19.7 Pathology 19.8 Review Exercises 19.9 Pronunciation and Spelling Appendix A Pronunciations Appendix B Plurals Appendix C Word Part to Definition Appendix D Definition to Word Part Appendix E Abbreviations Appendix F Glossary of Diagnostic Tests

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