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Medical Terminology: Get Connected!, 3rd edition

  • Suzanne S. Frucht

Published by Pearson (January 2nd 2019) - Copyright © 2020

3rd edition

Overview

For short courses (e.g., one-hour courses) in medical terminology.

A fun, accessible approach to medical terminology
An introductory-level “essentials” text, Medical Terminology: Get Connected! prepares students to make connections — whether it’s connecting word parts to form medical terms, learning connections within body systems, or communicating with colleagues and patients. Unlike other medical terminology resources, this text presents terms by medical specialty, rather than organ systems, giving it practical use. The fully updated 3rd edition has more engaging practice exercises, more robust visuals, and more detail on the healthcare practitioners who use medical terminology.

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Table of contents

SECTION I: BASIC WORD BUILDING
1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
2. Suffixes
3. Prefixes
4. Anatomical Terminology

SECTION II: MEDICAL SPECIALTIES
5. Dermatology: Integumentary System
6. Orthopedics: Musculoskeletal System
7. Cardiology: Cardiovascular System
8. Hematology: Blood
9. Immunology: Immune Systems
10. Pulmonology: Respiratory System
11. Gastroenterology: Digestive System
12. Urology and Nephrology: Urinary System and Male Reproductive System
13. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Female Reproductive System
14. Neurology: Nervous System
15. Endocrinology: Endocrine System
16. Ophthalmology: The Eye
17. Otorhinolaryngology: The Ear, Nose, and Throat

SECTION III: APPENDICES
I. Word Parts
II. Abbreviations and Symbols
III. Selected English/Spanish Glossary
IV. Answer Keys

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