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Medical Terminology Complete!, 3rd edition

  • Bruce Wingerd

Published by Pearson (May 19th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

3rd edition

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Today’s visual, learn-at-your-own-pace guide to medical terminology
Concise and conversational, Medical Terminology Complete! teaches the most current language of healthcare, using a self-guided, programmed learning approach that has helped thousands of students prepare for health careers. It emphasizes the key medical terms used in hospitals and clinics, while providing only the most essential A&P information. With its interactive format and its wealth of clear definitions, vivid images, practical examples, and challenging exercises, it provides everything students need to become proficient in speaking and understanding the language of medicine.


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ISBN-10: 0134045645/ISBN-13: 9780134045641 package includes ISBN-10: 0134042387/ISBN-13: 9780134042381 and ISBN-10: 0134088069/ISBN-13: 9780134088068.

Table of contents

Welcome! iii

Discover What Makes This Book Unique iii

Online Learning viii

Comprehensive Instructional Package viii

Preface ix

About the Author and Illustrators xii

Acknowledgments xiii

Our Development Team xiv

A Commitment to Accuracy xvi


Chapter 1 Introduction to Word Parts and Word Construction 1

Learning Objectives 1

The Programmed Learning Approach 2

Constructed and Nonconstructed Terms 4

The Word Parts 6

Forming Words from Word Parts 13

Chapter Review 18

Chapter 2 Understanding Suffixes 19

Learning Objectives 19

Getting Started With Suffixes 20

Suffix Introduction 21

Suffixes That Indicate an Action or State 23

Suffixes That Indicate a Condition or Disease 25

Suffixes That Indicate Location, Number, or a Quality 29

Suffixes That Indicate a Medical Specialty 31

Suffixes That Indicate a Procedure or Treatment 32

Chapter Review 37

Chapter 3 Understanding Prefixes 39

Learning Objectives 39

Getting Started with Prefixes 40

Prefix Introduction 41

Prefixes That Indicate Number or Quantity 42

Prefixes That Indicate Location or Timing 45

Prefixes That Indicate a Specific Quality about a Term 50

Chapter Review 55

Chapter 4 The Human Body in Health and Disease 57

Learning Objectives  57

Organization of the Body  58

Anatomy and Physiology Introduction 58

Medical Terms Introduction  72

Understanding Medical Reports  78

Chapter Review  80

Chapter 5 The Integumentary System 81

Learning Objectives  81

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  82

Medical Terms of the Integumentary System  84

Signs and Symptoms of the Integumentary System 84

Diseases and Disorders of the Integumentary System 91

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Integumentary System 103

Abbreviations of the Integumentary System 107

Chapter Review  108

Medical Report Exercises 109

Chapter 6 The Skeletal and Muscular Systems 113

Learning Objectives  113

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  114

Medical Terms of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems  118

Signs and Symptoms of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems 118

Diseases and Disorders of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems 122

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems 137

Abbreviations of the Skeletal and Muscular Systems 146

Chapter Review  147

Medical Report Exercises  148

Chapter 7 Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology 152

Learning Objectives  152

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  153

Medical Terms of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology  155

Signs and Symptoms of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology 156

Diseases and Disorders of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology 160

Treatments and Procedures of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology 174

Abbreviations of the Blood, the Lymphatic System, and Immunology 183

Chapter Review  184

Medical Report Exercises  185

Chapter 8 The Cardiovascular System 189

Learning Objectives  189

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  190

Medical Terms of the Cardiovascular System  192

Signs and Symptoms of the Cardiovascular System 193

Diseases and Disorders of the Cardiovascular System 196

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Cardiovascular System 208

Abbreviations of the Cardiovascular System 220

Chapter Review  221

Medical Report Exercises  222

Chapter 9 The Respiratory System 227

Learning Objectives  227

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  228

Medical Terms of the Respiratory System  230

Signs and Symptoms of the Respiratory System 230

Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System 237

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Respiratory System 248

Abbreviations of the Respiratory System 262

Chapter Review  263

Medical Report Exercises  264

Chapter 10 The Digestive System 268

Learning Objectives  268

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  269

Medical Terms of the Digestive System  271

Signs and Symptoms of the Digestive System 273

Diseases and Disorders of the Digestive System 277

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Digestive System 295

Abbreviations of the Digestive System 306

Chapter Review  307

Medical Report Exercises  308

Chapter 11 The Urinary System 312

Learning Objectives  312

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  313

Medical Terms for the Urinary System  315

Signs and Symptoms of the Urinary System 316

Diseases and Disorders of the Urinary System 321

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Urinary System 330

Abbreviations of the Urinary System 342

Chapter Review  343

Medical Report Exercises  344

Chapter 12 Reproductive System and Obstetrics 348

Learning Objectives  348

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  349

Medical Terms for the Reproductive System and Obstetrics  352

Signs and Symptoms of the Male Reproductive System 353

Diseases and Disorders of the Male Reproductive System 356

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Male Reproductive System 361

Signs and Symptoms of the Female Reproductive System 368

Diseases and Disorders of the Female Reproductive System 371

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Female Reproductive System 381

Signs and Symptoms of Obstetrics 390

Diseases and Disorders of Obstetrics 391

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of Obstetrics 396

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) 399

Abbreviations of the Reproductive System and Obstetrics 402

Chapter Review  404

Medical Report Exercises  405

Chapter 13 The Nervous System and Mental Health 409

Learning Objectives  409

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  410

Medical Terms for the Nervous System and Mental Health  412

Signs and Symptoms of the Nervous System 414

Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System 417

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Nervous System 429

Mental Health Diseases and Disorders  437

Abbreviations of the Nervous System and Mental Health 441

Chapter Review  443

Medical Report Exercises  444

Chapter 14 The Special Senses of Sight and Hearing 448

Learning Objectives  448

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  449

Medical Terms for the Special Senses of Sight and Hearing  451

Signs and Symptoms of the Eyes and Sight 452

Diseases and Disorders of the Eyes and Sight 454

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Eyes and Sight 461

Signs and Symptoms of the Ears and Hearing 464

Diseases and Disorders of the Ears and Hearing 466

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Ears and Hearing 469

Abbreviations of the Eyes and Ears 473

Chapter Review  474

Medical Report Exercises  475

Chapter 15 The Endocrine System 479

Learning Objectives  479

Anatomy and Physiology Terms  480

Medical Terms for the Endocrine System  482

Signs and Symptoms of the Endocrine System 482

Diseases and Disorders of the Endocrine System 486

Treatments, Procedures, and Devices of the Endocrine System 496

Abbreviations of the Endocrine System 502

Chapter Review  503

Medical Report Exercises  504


Appendix A: Word Parts Glossary A-1

Appendix B: Abbreviations A-6

Appendix C: Word Parts for Describing Color, Number, and Plurals A-11

Glossary-Index I-1

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