Medical Terminology For Dummies

Höfundar: Beverley Henderson, Jennifer L. Dorsey
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Efnisyfirlit

  • Cover
  • Introduction
    • About This Book
    • Foolish Assumptions
    • Icons Used in This Book
    • Beyond the Book
    • Where to Go from Here
  • Part 1: Living for Linguistics
    • Chapter 1: Scrubbing In to Master Medical Terminology
      • The Tale behind the Terms
      • Making Terminology Work for You
      • Building a Foundation of Vocabulary
      • In Terms of Anatomy
      • All Systems Go
      • Down-Under Details
      • The Ultimate Resource: You
    • Chapter 2: Medical Terminology: The How and Why
      • Defining Medical Terminology
      • Medical Terminology in the Real World
      • Changes in Medical Terminology
      • It’s Greek and Latin to Me
      • Modernizing Medicine
    • Chapter 3: Introducing the Big Three: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
      • Rooting Around for Answers
      • Prefix as Precursor
      • Common Prefixes
      • Suffixes: Final Thoughts
    • Chapter 4: Acronyms, Eponyms, Homonyms, Multiples, and Plurals — Oh My!
      • Acronyms
      • Deriving a Plural the Medical Way
      • Welcome to the Peanut Gallery: More Exceptions to the Plural Rules
    • Chapter 5: Say What? Pronunciation and Usage
      • Hooked on Phonics
      • Pronouncing Common Prefixes and Beginning Sounds
      • Pronouncing Common Suffixes and Endings
      • Pronouncing Common Combinations
      • Putting It All Together
      • What Condition Your Condition Is In
      • Suffering Suffixes
  • Part 2: Mapping Words and Bodies
    • Chapter 6: As It Was in the Beginning: Prefixes
      • Common Prefixes
      • Matching Prefixes to Situations
      • Retro Root Rewind A–M
      • Retro Root Rewind N–Z
    • Chapter 7: So It Shall Be in the End: Suffixes
      • Common Suffixes
      • Matching Suffixes to Situations
    • Chapter 8: Hey, I Know You: Word Recognition
      • The Inside Story: Terms for Your Interior
      • Terms for the Outside of Your Body
      • Pathological Conditions
    • Chapter 9: Deconstruction Junction: Breaking Down Words
      • Finding Parts of Words
      • Going Deeper into Suffixes
      • Adding Up Individual Word Meanings
    • Chapter 10: An Org Chart to Live By: Organization of the Body
      • Looking at the Big Picture
      • Cells
      • Tissues
      • Organs and Systems
      • Cavities of the Body
      • Directional Terms and Anatomical Planes
      • Regions of the Body
    • Chapter 11: All Systems Go: When Systems Combine
      • Anatomical Systems Working Together
      • Physiology Systems Working Together
  • Part 3: In Terms of Anatomy
    • Chapter 12: Boning Up on the Skeletal System
      • How the Skeletal System Works
      • Skeletal Root Words
      • More Anatomical Terms
      • Common Skeletal Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Skeletal Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Skeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Skeletal Surgeries and Procedures
    • Chapter 13: Getting Ripped: The Muscular System
      • How the Muscular System Works
      • Muscular Roots and Suffixes
      • Action Item: The Movement of Your Muscles
      • Common Muscular Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Muscular Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Muscular Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Muscular Surgeries and Procedures
      • It’s All Related: More Muscular Terms
    • Chapter 14: Skin Deep: Skin, Glands, Nails, and Hair
      • Layers of Skin
      • Glands, Both Sebaceous and Sudoriferous
      • Hair and Nails
      • Integumentary Root Words
      • Common Integumentary Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Integumentary Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Integumentary Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Integumentary Surgeries and Procedures
      • More Integumentary Terms
    • Chapter 15: It Depends on Your Perception: The Sensory Systems
      • The Eye
      • The Ear
      • The Nose
      • The Mouth
      • The Touch Receptor
      • Sensory Root Words
      • It’s All Related: More Anatomical Terms
      • Common Sensory Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Sensory Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Sensory Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Sensory Pharmacology
  • Part 4: Let’s Get Some Physiology Terminology
    • Chapter 16: The Heart of the Matter: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
      • How the Cardiovascular System Works
      • How the Lymphatic System Works
      • Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Root Words
      • Common Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology Rx: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Pharmacology
    • Chapter 17: Just Breathe: The Respiratory System
      • How the Respiratory System Works
      • Respiratory Root Words
      • It’s All Related: More Anatomical Terms
      • Common Respiratory Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Respiratory Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Respiratory Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Respiratory Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Respiratory Pharmacology
    • Chapter 18: Feeding Time: The Gastrointestinal System
      • How the Gastrointestinal System Works
      • Mouth and pharynx
      • Esophagus
      • Stomach
      • Liver
      • Pancreas
      • Gallbladder
      • Intestines
      • Gastrointestinal Root Words
      • Common Gastrointestinal Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Gastrointestinal Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Gastrointestinal Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Gastrointestinal Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
    • Chapter 19: Gatekeepers of Health: The Endocrine System
      • How the Endocrine System Works
      • Endocrine Root Words
      • It’s All Related: More Endocrine Anatomical Terms
      • Common Endocrine Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Endocrine Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Endocrine Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Endocrine Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Endocrine Pharmacology
    • Chapter 20: Calming Down: The Nervous System
      • How the Nervous System Works
      • The Central Nervous System
      • Peripheral Nervous System
      • Nervous Root Words
      • It’s All Related: More Nerve-Wracking Terms
      • Common Nervous Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Nervous Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Nervous Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Nervous Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Nervous Pharmacology
  • Part 5: Name That Plumbing
    • Chapter 21: When You Gotta Go: The Urinary System
      • How the Urinary System Works
      • Urinary Root Words
      • Common Urinary Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Urinary Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Urinary Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Urinary Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Urinary Pharmacology
    • Chapter 22: Check the Plumbing: The Male Reproductive System
      • How the Male Reproductive System Works
      • Male Reproductive Root Words
      • Pathological Male Reproductive Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Male Reproductive Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Male Reproductive Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Male Reproductive Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Male Reproductive Pharmacology
      • Say What? Male Terminology Tongue Twisters
    • Chapter 23: A Life Force: The Female Reproductive System
      • How the Female Reproductive System Works
      • Female Reproductive Root Words
      • It’s All Related: More Female Reproductive Anatomical Terms
      • Common Female Reproductive Conditions
      • Finding the Culprit: Female Reproductive Diseases and Pathology
      • Testing, Testing: Female Reproductive Radiology and Diagnostic Tests
      • Paging Dr. Terminology: Female Reproductive Surgeries and Procedures
      • Terminology RX: Female Reproductive Pharmacology
  • Part 6: The Part of Tens
    • Chapter 24: Ten Essential Medical Terminology References
      • Medterms.com
      • Medilexicon.com
      • webMD.com
      • Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 32nd Edition
      • Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 10th Edition
      • Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and Flashcards for Health Professionals and Nursing Illustrated, 7th Edition
      • Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 23rd Edition
      • Sloane’s Medical Word Book, 5th Edition
      • Medicalmnemonics.com
      • Medical Terminology Systems Quick Study Guide
    • Chapter 25: Ten or So Useful Mnemonic Devices
      • Cranial Nerves
      • Lung Lobe Numbers
      • The Size of a Thyroid
      • Scalp Layers
      • Muscles of the Rotator Cuff
      • Radial Nerve
      • Face Nerves
      • Perineal versus Peroneal
      • Sperm Path through Male Reproductive Tract
      • Carpal Bone Locations
      • Cranial Bones
    • Chapter 26: Ten Sets of Terminology Tongue-Twisting Diseases
      • Skeletal
      • Muscular
      • Integumentary
      • Sensory
      • Cardiovascular and Lymphatic
      • Respiratory
      • Gastrointestinal
      • Endocrine
      • Nervous
      • Urinary and Reproductive
    • Chapter 27: Top Ten Crazy-Hard-to-Spell Medical Terms
      • Crazy-Hard-to-Spell Terms
  • Appendix: Handy Study Guide
    • Synopsis of Body Systems and Their Parts
    • Commonly Misspelled Medical Terms
    • Common Medical Abbreviations
    • Common Root Words
    • Prefixes
    • Suffixes
  • Index
  • About the Author
  • Connect with Dummies
  • End User License Agreement

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