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Exploring Medical Language - Textbook and Flash Cards

Introducing Exploring Medical Language, 9th Edition: an innovative learning resource that helps you master medical terminology on your terms. At the heart of Exploring Medical Language is the student-friendly worktext, which gradually helps you build an understanding of medical terminology by first introducing you to word parts and then combining the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Add print and electronic flashcards, engaging interactive games, on-the-go audio reinforcement, and an extensive arsenal of other student-friendly learning tools, and you have everything you need to become fluent in medical terminology in no time!


Published: December 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-11340-3


  • Part 1: Introduction to Word Parts and Human Body Structure
    1. Introduction to Medical Language and Online Learning
    2. Body Structure, Color, and Oncology
    3. Directional Terms, Planes, Positions, Regions, and Quadrants

    Part 2: Body Systems
    4. Integumentary System
    5. Respiratory System and Introduction to Diagnostic Procedures and Tests
    6. Urinary System
    7. Male Reproductive System
    8. Female Reproductive System
    9. Obstetrics and Neonatology
    10. Cardiovascular, Immune, and Lymphatic Systems and Blood
    11. Digestive System
    12. Eye
    13. Ear
    14. Musculoskeletal System
    15. Nervous System and Behavioral Health
    16. Endocrine System

    Appendixes (Print Only)
    A. Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes Alphabetized According to Word Part
    B. Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes Alphabetized According to Definition
    C. Abbreviations
    D. Pharmacology Terms

    Appendixes (Evolve)
    E. Additional Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes
    F. Health Care Delivery Terms
    G. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies
    H. Behavioral Health Terms
    I. Clinical Research Terms
    J. Nutrition Terms
    K. Dental Terms
    L. Health Information Technology Terms

    Illustration Credits


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