Medical Terminology: A Living Language

Medical Terminology: A Living Language, 7th edition

  • Bonnie F. Fremgen, 
  • Suzanne S Frucht

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Overview

Medical Terminology: A Living Language uses a carefully constructed learning system to help you master medical language and apply this knowledge to real-world contexts.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780136873105

Subject: Medical Terminology

Category: Medical Terminology

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Learning Objectives
Medical Terminology at a Glance
Building Medical Terms From Word Parts
    Word Roots
    Combining Vowel/Form
    Prefixes
    Suffixes
    Word Building
    Interpreting Medical Terms
Pronunciation
Spelling
Singular and Plural Endings
Abbreviations
The Medical Record
Healthcare Settings
Confidentiality
Chapter Review
    Practice Exercises

PART 2: BODY ORGANIZATION
Learning Objectives
Body Organization at a Glance
Body Organization Illustrated
Levels of Body Organization
    Cells
    Tissues
    Organs and Systems
Body
    Body Planes
    Body Regions
    Body Cavities
    Directional and Positional Terms
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 3: INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Integumentary System at a Glance
Integumentary System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
    The Skin
    Accessory Organs
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Integumentary System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 4: MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
Learning Objectives

Section I: Skeletal System at a Glance
Skeletal System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal System
    Bones
    Skeleton
    Joints 
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Skeletal System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations

Section II: Muscular System at a Glance
Muscular System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Muscular System
    Types of Muscles
    Naming Skeletal Muscles
    Skeletal Muscle Actions
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Muscular System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 5: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Cardiovascular System at a Glance
Cardiovascular System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
    Heart
    Blood Vessels
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Cardiovascular System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 6: BLOOD AND THE LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS
Learning Objectives

Section I: Blood at a Glance
Blood Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of Blood
    Plasma
    Erythrocytes
    Leukocytes
    Platelets
    Blood Typing
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Blood Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations

Section II: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems at a Glance
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
    Lymphatic Vessels
    Lymph Nodes
    Tonsils
    Spleen
    Thymus Gland
    Immunity
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Lymphatic and Immune System Terms
Adjective Form of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 7: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Respiratory System at a Glance
Respiratory System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
    Nasal Cavity
    Pharynx
    Larynx
    Trachea
    Bronchial Tubes
    Lungs
    Lung Volumes and Capacities
    Respiratory Muscles
    Respiratory Rate
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Respiratory System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 8: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Digestive System at a Glance
Digestive System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System
    Oral Cavity
    Pharynx
    Esophagus
    Stomach
    Small Intestine
    Large Intestine
    Accessory Organs of the Digestive System
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Digestive System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 9: URINARY SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Urinary System at a Glance
Urinary System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System
    Kidneys
    Ureters
    Urinary Bladder
    Urethra
    Role of Kidneys in Homeostasis
    Stages of Urine Production
    Urine
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Urinary System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 10: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Learning Objectives

Section I: Female Reproductive System at a Glance
Female Reproductive System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
Internal Genitalia
    Vulva
    Breast
    Pregnancy
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Female Reproductive System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pregnancy Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations

Section II: Male Reproductive System at a Glance
Male Reproductive System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System
    External Organs of Reproduction
    Internal Organs of Reproduction
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Male Reproductive System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 11: ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Endocrine System at a Glance
Endocrine System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
    Adrenal Glands
    Ovaries
    Pancreas
    Parathyroid Glands
    Pineal Gland
    Pituitary Gland
    Testes
    Thymus Gland
    Thyroid Gland
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Endocrine System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 12: NERVOUS SYSTEM
Learning Objectives
Nervous System at a Glance
Nervous System Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
    Nervous Tissue
    Central Nervous System
    Peripheral Nervous System
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Nervous System Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

PART 13: SPECIAL SENSES: THE EYE AND EAR
Learning Objectives

Section I: The Eye at a Glance
The Eye Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
    The Eyeball
    Muscles of the Eye
    The Eyelids
    Conjunctiva
    Lacrimal Apparatus
    How We See
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Eye Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations

Section II: The Ear at a Glance
The Ear Illustrated
Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear
    External Ear
    Middle Ear
    Inner Ear
    How We Hear
Terminology
    Word Parts Used to Build Ear Terms
Adjective Forms of Anatomical Terms
Pathology
Diagnostic Procedures
Therapeutic Procedures
Pharmacology
Abbreviations
Chapter Review
    Real-World Applications
    Practice Exercises
    Labeling Exercise

Appendices
I: Word Parts Arranged Alphabetically and Defined
II: Word Parts Arranged Alphabetically by Definition
III: Abbreviations

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