Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 9th Edition
Build a working medical vocabulary quickly with Chabner’s Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 9th Edition! Omitting time-consuming, nonessential information, this text helps you master the basics of medical vocabulary – including the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots. A text/workbook format lets you practice and interact with medical terminology on almost every page through exercises, labeling, and pronunciations. Case studies and real-world vignettes demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the Evolve website, you’ll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.
Chapter 1. Basic Word Structure
Chapter 2. Organization of the Body
Chapter 3. Suffixes
Chapter 4. Prefixes
Chapter 5. Medical Specialists and Case Reports
Appendix 1: Body Systems
Appendix 2: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
Appendix 3: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Symbols, and Eponyms
Appendix 4: Hot Topics NEW!
Glossary 1: Mini-Dictionary
Glossary 2: Glossary of Word Parts
Glossary 3: Glossary of English-Spanish Terms