An Anatomical Wordbook

An Anatomical Wordbook

1st Edition - November 28, 1990

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  • Author: Stephen Lewis
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483141800

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An Anatomical Wordbook serves as a reference guide of words used in the science of Anatomy. The text aims to enhance the comprehension of all who study anatomy by providing explanations to anatomical words. The book is organized in such a way that the words are grouped together by common themes for easy cross-referencing. The groups of words found in the text include bone names, names applied to muscles, words pertaining to joint types, and anatomical words where Latin and Greek are often used. Abbreviations, common prefixes and suffixes, anatomical lines, planes and points, regions of the abdomen and head and body types are likewise presented. Anatomists, physicians, and students and workers in the field of medicine will find great use of this book.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

    Abbreviations

    Common Prefixes

    Common Suffixes

    Some Anatomical Words Ending in -Oid

    Some Anatomical Words Ending in -Iform

    Some Anatomical Words Ending in -Ate

    Words Pertaining to Number and Quantity

    Anatomical Words Where Latin and Greek Synonyms are Often Used

    Names Applied to Muscles

    Bone Names and their Meanings

    Names of the Cranial Nerves and their Meanings

    Words Pertaining to Joint Types

    Words Pertaining to Action, Movement and Position in Space

    Some Anatomical Lines, Planes and Points

    The Regions of the Abdomen

    Named Points on the Skull

    Head Types

    Body Types

    Glossary A

    B

    C

    D

    E

    F

    G

    H

    I

    J

    K

    L

    M

    N

    O

    P


Product details

  • No. of pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
  • Published: November 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483141800

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Stephen Lewis

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