Medical Terminology Online for Building a Medical Vocabulary (Access Code)


  • Peggy Leonard, BA, MT, MEd, Chesterfield, MO

Reinforce your understanding of medical terminology and apply your knowledge to the clinical setting! Corresponding to Building a Medical Vocabulary, 8th Edition, by Peggy C. Leonard, this online course supplements the textbook with interactive exercises, dynamic animations, and narrated slide shows. Word definitions and audio pronunciations include the newest healthcare terms and abbreviations. Together with the text, Medical Terminology Online will strengthen your skills in using medical vocabulary and in communicating effectively with patients and other providers.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0838-3
  • 5-Year Impact Factor:


Introductory Chapters

1. Tools for Building Medical Terms

2. Building on Familiar Terms

3. Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Surgical Terms

4. Diseases and Disorders

5. Prefixes

6. Organization of the Body

7. Body Fluids and Immunity

Body Systems Chapters

8. Circulatory System

9. Respiratory System

10. Digestive System

11. Urinary System

12. Reproductive System

13. Reproduction and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

14. Musculoskeletal System

15. Nervous System and Psychological Disorders

16. Integumentary System

17. Endocrine System

18. Review of All Chapters