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 students master and apply medical language. Organized by body system, the text places medical terms within the context of basic A&P. Instead of memorizing terms, students learn how to use word parts to build terms so they can interpret unfamiliar language.

To offer context for medical terms, each body system chapter opens with a list of the pertinent word parts and their meanings, plus an illustrated overview of the relevant organs. Through Real-World Applications, you'll get valuable practice reading real medical records and replacing lay terms with the proper terms. You'll also interpret case study scenarios that demo the use of medical terms.

The 7th Edition will build your term-building skills with the help of a comprehensive list of word parts. New practice problems target spelling, your ability to form adjectives and your grasp of basic A&P.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136873105

Subject: Medical Terminology

Category: Medical Terminology: A Living Language

Table of contents

  1. INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
    • Learning Objectives
    • Medical Terminology at a Glance
    • Building Medical Terms From Word Parts
    • Pronunciation
    • Spelling
    • Singular and Plural Endings
    • Abbreviations
    • The Medical Record
    • Healthcare Settings
    • Confidentiality
    • Chapter Review
  2. BODY ORGANIZATION
    • Learning Objectives
    • Body Organization at a Glance
    • Body Organization Illustrated
    • Levels of Body Organization
    • Body
    • Abbreviations
    • Chapter Review
  3. INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Integumentary System at a Glance
    • Integumentary System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  4. MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Section I: Skeletal System at a Glance
    • Skeletal System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal System
    • Terminology
    • Section II: Muscular System at a Glance
    • Muscular System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Muscular System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  5. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Cardiovascular System at a Glance
    • Cardiovascular System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  6. BLOOD AND THE LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS
    • Learning Objectives
    • Section I: Blood at a Glance
    • Blood Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of Blood
    • Terminology
    • 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
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  7. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Respiratory System at a Glance
    • Respiratory System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  8. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Digestive System at a Glance
    • Digestive System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  9. URINARY SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Urinary System at a Glance
    • Urinary System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  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
    • Terminology
    • Section II: Male Reproductive System at a Glance
    • Male Reproductive System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  11. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
    • Learning Objectives
    • Endocrine System at a Glance
    • Endocrine System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review
  12. NERVOUS SYSTEM AND MENTAL HEALTH
    • Learning Objectives
    • Section 1: Nervous System at a Glance
    • Nervous System Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
    • Terminology
    • Section 2: Mental Health at a Glance
    • Mental Health Disciplines
    • Pathology
    • Therapeutic Procedures
    • Abbreviations
    • Chapter Review
  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
    • Terminology
    • Section II: The Ear at a Glance
    • The Ear Illustrated
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear
    • Terminology
    • Chapter Review

APPENDICES

  1. Word Parts Arranged Alphabetically and Defined
  2. Word Parts Arranged Alphabetically by Definition
  3. Abbreviations
Answer Keys
Glossary

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