By Bonnie F. Fremgen, Suzanne S. Frucht
With 14 streamlined chapters masking crucial A&P themes, this mid-sized e-book is definitely the right healthy for a one-semester path in clinical terminology. It additionally serves as an invaluable reference for working towards professionals.
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Medical Terminology: A dwelling Language makes use of a delicately built studying method to assist readers achieve a winning seize of clinical language inside of a real-world context. Its step by step method introduces the anatomy and body structure of physique structures and their corresponding scientific phrases, in addition to the foundations of utilizing notice elements to shape clinical phrases. New workouts and suggestions provide readers the hands-on perform they should in achieving mastery. instead of easily memorizing phrases, scholars will achieve the knowledge to paintings with all terminology, despite its etymology or origins, to allow them to interpret surprising phrases they're going to come across within the future.
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Step Example 1. Divide the term into its word parts. gastr/o/enter/o/logy Med Term Tip 2. Define each word part. gastr = stomach o = combining vowel, no meaning enter = small intestine o = combining vowel, no meaning -logy = study of 3. Combine the meaning of the word parts. stomach, small intestine, study of To gain a quick understanding of a term, it may be helpful to you to read from the end of the word (or the suffix) back to the beginning (the prefix), and then pick up the word root. For example, pericarditis reads inflammation (-itis) around (peri-) the heart (cardi/o).
Define the body planes. • Identify regions of the body. • List the body cavities and their contents. • Locate and describe the nine anatomical and four clinical divisions of the abdomen. • Define directional and positional terms. • Build body organization medical terms from word parts. • Interpret abbreviations associated with body organization. 21 Body Organization at a Glance Arrangement The body is organized into levels; each is built from the one below it. In other words, the body as a whole is composed of systems, a system is composed of organs, an organ is composed of tissues, and tissues are composed of cells.
Gastr = stomach o = combining vowel, no meaning enter = small intestine o = combining vowel, no meaning -logy = study of 3. Combine the meaning of the word parts. stomach, small intestine, study of To gain a quick understanding of a term, it may be helpful to you to read from the end of the word (or the suffix) back to the beginning (the prefix), and then pick up the word root. For example, pericarditis reads inflammation (-itis) around (peri-) the heart (cardi/o). Pronunciation You may hear different pronunciations for the same terms depending on where a person was born or educated.