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Medical Terminology

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The Medical Terminology Study Brief is intended as a quick reference for medical and nursing students as well as individuals affiliated with the medical profession. It presents medical terms in an organized format. The Study Brief offers a concise conceptual overview of basic rules for forming medical terms with useful lists of common prefixes and suffixes. This title provides a quick guide to common medical terms, including body system, diagnosticc, and symptomatic terms. Medical word elements are categorized by the specific systems for which they are commonly used, including cardiovascular, circulatory, digestive, endocrine, genitourinary, integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, respiratory, and reproductive systems.

Topics Covered:

  • What is Medical Terminology?
  • Definition of Word Elements
  • Quick Tip for Decoding Medical Gastroenteritis
  • Medical Terms: Basic Rules of Construction
  • Suffixes
  • Common Surgical Suffixes
  • Diagnostic Suffixes
  • Pathologic Suffixes
  • Grammatical Suffixes: Adjectives
  • Grammatical Suffixes: Nouns
  • Grammatical Suffixes: Diminutive
  • Prefixes
  • Prefixes of Position
  • Prefixes of Number and Measurement
  • Prefixes of Direction
  • Other Common Prefixes
  • Body System Terms
  • Medical Word Elements
  • Position and Direction
  • Body Region
  • Other Common Medical Word Elements
  • Diagnostic Symptomatic and Other Terms
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Radiographic Procedures
  • Medical Word Elements by System
  • Integumentary System
  • Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Circulatory System: Blood
  • Lymph and Immune System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Genitourinary System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Endocrine System
  • Nervous System
  • Special Senses System

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