Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!
Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy! Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!

Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!

Publication Date: June 02, 2008
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781788458
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Written in the award-winning, lighthearted Incredibly Easy! style, this book is an excellent aid to understanding and retention of medical terminology. The first chapter focuses on key concepts of medical terminology, including common word components. Subsequent chapters cover individual body systems, providing in-depth definitions that connect words to their meanings. This Third Edition features new chapters on obstetric and mental health terms and expanded "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" charts. Two eight-page full-color inserts offer a closer look at anatomical terminology.

A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including a pronunciation guide with hundreds of terms, "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" study cards, practice exercises, PowerPoint presentations, and a test generator.

--Award-winningIncredibly Easy! style that makes intimidating concepts thoroughly approachable
--Concise, bulleted text for ease of use
--Detailed full-color illustrations that bring terminology to life
--Numerous quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flow charts focusing on key information
--"Just the facts" chapter summaries
--"Vocabulary builder" games at the end of each chapter to help reader assess learning
--Nurse Joy and other characters offer tips, encourage the reader, and provide comic relief
--Use of second color to indicate terms that can be found in the online pronunciation guide
--Light-hearted logos that call attention to important or interesting information:
  • Pump up your pronunciation: charts at the beginning of each chapter with phonetic pronunciations
  • Anatomically speaking: close-ups of anatomy with pronunciations of key structures
  • Beyond the dictionary: explanations of word origins
  • Memory jogger: memory-building anecdotes and mnemonics



  • New chapters on obstetric and mental health terms
  • Expanded "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" sections

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781788458
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.25
Pages: 416
Pub Date: June 02, 2008
Weight: 1.65

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Chapter 1: Key Concepts of Medical Terminology
Chapter 2: Body Structure
Chapter 3: Skeletal System
Chapter 4: Muscular System
Chapter 5: Integumentary System
Chapter 6: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 7: Respiratory System
Chapter 8: Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 9: Urinary System
Chapter 10: Reproductive System
Chapter 11: Obstetrics
Chapter 12: Neurologic System
Chapter 13: Endocrine System
Chapter 14: Lymphatic and Immune System
Chapter 15: Sensory System
Chapter 16: Mental Health
Chapter 17: Pharmacology

Cancer Terminology
Selected References


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