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Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards

Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound, removable flash cards that presents medical terminology in one fun, portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master medical terminology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for exams. Topics include terminology for anatomy, positional and directional terms, body cavities, cells, congenital disorders, disciplines, body systems and structures, diseases, diagnostic procedures, and pharmacology.

Spiral Bound, 224 Pages

Published: March 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08273-0

Contents

  • Introduction to Basic Terminology

      1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
      2. "Seeing" Medical Terminology - NEW
      3. The Root of the Word - NEW
      4. Combining Forms
      5. When to Use a Combining Vowel - NEW
      6. Suffix - It's at the End of the Word
      7. Suffix Knights of Procedures and Interventions
      8. Medical Equipment Suffixes
      9. Suffixes and Surgical Issues
      10. Suffixes that Describe Pathology
      11. "RR" Suffixes
      12. Prefix - It's at the Beginning of the Word
      13. More Prefixes - NEW
      14. Pronunciation - NEW
      15. Rules for Using Singular and Plural Forms
      16. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms - NEW
      17. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms (continued) - NEW
      18.  

        Anatomical, Positional, and Directional Terms

      19. Anatomical, Positional and Directional Terms
      20. Anatomic Position - NEW
      21. Directional Terminology - NEW
      22. Anterior and Ventral
      23. Superior and Inferior
      24. Posterior and Dorsal - NEW
      25. Cephalic and Caudal
      26. Medial and Lateral - NEW
      27. Ipsilateral and Contralateral
      28. Unilateral and Bilateral
      29. Proximal and Distal
      30. Supine and Prone
      31. Basic Examination Positions
      32. Supinate and Pronate
      33. Palmar and Plantar
      34. Afferent and Efferent
      35.  

        Body Cavities and their Divisions

      36. Body Cavities
      37. Dorsal Cavity
      38. Cranial and Spinal Cavities
      39. Ventral Cavity
      40. Thoracic Cavity
      41. Abdominal and Pelvic Cavities
      42. Planes of the Body
      43. Horizontal Plane
      44. Vertical Plane
      45.  

        Cells: Human Building Blocks

      46. Cells: Human Building Blocks
      47. Cytology
      48. Stem Cells
      49. Sources of Stem Cells
      50. Cell Membrane
      51. Cytoplasm
      52. Nucleus
      53. Chromosomes
      54. Genes
      55. Tissue
      56. Tissue Types
      57. Epithelial Tissue
      58. Connective Tissue
      59. Muscle Tissue
      60. Nerve Tissue
      61. Tissue Pathology
      62. Anaplasia
      63. Aplasia
      64. Dysplasia
      65. Hyperplasia
      66. Hypertrophy
      67. Hypoplasia
      68.  

        Congenital Disorders

      69. Congenital Disorders
      70. Anomaly
      71. Dominant and Recessive Genes
      72. Genetic Disorders
      73. Cystic Fibrosis
      74. Down Syndrome
      75. Hemophilia
      76. Huntington's Disease/Huntington's Chorea
      77. Muscular Dystrophy
      78. Phenylketonuria
      79. Sickle Cell Anemia
      80. Tay-Sachs Disease
      81.  

        Disciplines

      82. -logist and -logy
      83. Anesthesiology
      84. Cardiology
      85. Dermatology
      86. Geriatrics
      87. Gynecology
      88. Hematology
      89. Histologist
      90. Immunology
      91. Neonatology
      92. Neurology
      93. Oncology
      94. Ophthalmology
      95. Orthopedics and Other Related Fields
      96. Otorhinolaryngology
      97. Pathology
      98. Pediatrics
      99. Psychiatry
      100. Urology
      101.  

        Body Systems and Main Structures

      102. Body Systems and Structures
      103. Musculoskeletal System (muscul/o, skelet/o)
      104. Bone Tissue (oste/o, osse/o)
      105. Joints (arthr/o)
      106. Cartilage (chondr/o)
      107. Muscles (my/o)
      108. Muscle and Fascia
      109. Ligaments and Tendons (tendin/o, ten/o)
      110. Muscle Pathology
      111. Introduction to Cardiovascular Terms
      112. Arteries (arteri/o, arter/o)
      113. Veins (phleb/o, ven/o)
      114. Blood Cell Types and Components
      115. Extravasation
      116. Atherosclerosis
      117. Angiography
      118. Immune System's First Line of Defense
      119. Immune System's Second Line of Defense
      120. Immune System's Third Line of Defense
      121. Lymphatic System
      122. Lymph Vessels
      123. Spleen
      124. Lymph-Related Blood Cells
      125. Respiratory System
      126. Nose and Pharynx
      127. Structures of the Lungs
      128. Breathing - NEW
      129. Tonsils
      130. Mucous and Mucus
      131. Gastrointestinal System
      132. Mouth, Esophagus, and Stomach
      133. Abdomen and Stomach
      134. Nausea
      135. Small and Large Intestine
      136. Liver, Pancreas, and Gall Bladder
      137. Urinary System
      138. Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary Bladder, Prostate, and Urethra
      139. -uria vs Urea
      140. Nervous System
      141. Spinal Cord
      142. Structures of the Brain
      143. Eye
      144. Core/o and Corne/o
      145. Ear
      146. Integumentary System
      147. Skin
      148. Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
      149. Sweat Gland Related Issues
      150. Infection and Inflammation
      151. Laceration and Lesion
      152. Strata and Striae
      153. Endocrine System
      154. Pituitary Gland
      155. Thyroid Gland
      156. Parathyroid Glands
      157. Adrenal Glands
      158. Pancreas
      159. Thymus Gland
      160. Testes
      161. Ovaries
      162. Menstrual Disorders
      163. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
      164.  

        Types of Diseases

      165. Types of Diseases
      166. Disease, Malaise, Dysfunction
      167. Infectious Diseases
      168. Organic Disorders
      169. Iatrogenic Disorders
      170. Idiopathic Disorders
      171. Nosocomial Infections
      172.  

        Diagnostic Procedures

      173. Diagnostic Procedures
      174. Vital Signs
      175. Signs, Symptoms, and Syndrome
      176. Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, and Prognosis
      177. Acute, Chronic, Remission, and Relapse
      178. Assessment Tools
      179. Laboratory Tests
      180. Urinalysis
      181. -centesis
      182. Radiology
      183. CT Scan
      184. MRI
      185. Fluoroscopy
      186. Diagnostic Sonography
      187.  

        Pharmacology

      188. Palliative Measures
      189. Anti-, -lytic, -cides
      190. Potentiation and Synergism
      191. Drug and Idiosyncratic Reactions
      192. Routes of Drug Administration
      193.  

        Don't Confuse These!

      194. -ectomy, -stomy, -tomy
      195. Supination and Suppuration
      196. Cyt/o vs Cyst/o
      197. Os vs Oste/o
      198. Sacr/o vs Sarc/o
      199. Palpation and Palpitation
      200. Arteri/o, Ather/o, Arthr/o
      201. Fissure and Fistula
      202. Myc/o, Myel/o, My/o
      203. Ileum and Ilium
      204. Pyel/o, Py/o, Pyr/o
      205. Perone/o, Perine/o, Peritone/o
      206. Phall/o vs Phalang/o
      207. Prostate and Prostrate
      208. Vesic/o vs Vescul/o
      209. Viral and Virile
      210. Trauma and Triage

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