Now in full color! This essentials-level learning resource is organized by body system, and is designed for short courses or self-study, self-paced learning. The earlier chapters include a basic analysis of medical terminology, common anatomical roots, prefixes, suffixes, and terms relevant to body organization. The later chapters are organized by body systems, which include basic anatomy and physiology, term analysis, pronunciations, abbreviations, and exercises. NEW TO THIS EDITION: · New full color art enhances user understanding of basic anatomy and physiology terminology · Expanded appendices include word element to definition and definition to word element to help with comprehension and understanding of terms · Free Practice CD-ROM comes complete with word pronunciations along with review exercise activities, and games for effective review.
- Memory Keys emphasize and encapsulate basic and important terminology concepts.
- Term Analysis Tables "chunk" medical terms with examples of how to create several medical terms from one word element
- Comprehensive Review at the end of chapters categorizes terms into common groups-anatomy and physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and procedures-a perfect summary for review
- Putting it all together exercises at the end of each chapter provide word building practice