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Medical terminology : an illustrated guide / Barbara Janson Cohen.

Cohen, Barbara J., (author.). DePetris, Ann, (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS R123 .C56 2017
Barcode: 30731101211245
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496318886
  • ISBN: 1496318889
  • Physical Description: xx, 665 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. I. Introduction to medical terminology -- 1. Concepts of medical terminology -- 2. Suffixes -- 3. Prefixes -- 4. Cells, tissues, and organs -- 5. Body structure -- pt. II. Disease and treatment -- 6. Disease -- 7. Diagnosis and treatment -- Surgery -- 8. Drugs -- pt. III. Body systems -- 9. Circulation : the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems -- 10. Blood and immunity -- 11. The respiratory system -- 12. The digestive system -- 13. The urinary system -- 14. The male reproductive system -- 15. The female reproductive system -- Pregnancy and birth -- 16. The endocrine system -- 17. The nervous system and behavioral disorders -- 18. The sensory system -- 19. The skeletal system -- 20. The muscular system -- 21. The Integumentary system -- Appendix 1. Commonly used symbols -- Appendix 2. Abbreviations and their meanings -- Appendix 3. Word parts and their meanings -- Appendix 4. Meanings and their corresponding word parts -- Appendix 5. Wood roots -- Appendix 6. Suffixes -- Appendix 7. Prefixes -- Appendix 8. Metric measurements -- Appendix 9. Stedman's Medical Dictionary at a glance.
Summary, etc.:
"Master the medical terminology you need for a successful career in any healthcare setting."--Back cover.
Subject: Medicine > Terminology.
Terminology as Topic.