For courses in Medical Terminology found in a variety of departments including allied heath, nursing, office technology, health information, etc.
Providing comprehensive coverage of all aspects of medical terminology, along with overviews of anatomy and physiology, this popular text is arranged by body systems and specialty areas.
Using a proven and unique word building approach, it makes learning easy and interesting by presenting important prefixes, word roots, combining forms, and suffixes as they related to each specialty area or body system. Students develop a medical vocabulary in a systematic way. User-friendly in format, with full-color illustrations and photographs, the package also includes a free CD-ROM full of learning activities. See it all at www.prenhall.com/rice.
1. Fundamental Word Structure.
2. The Organization of the Body.
3. The Integumentary System.
4. The Skeletal System.
5. The Muscular System.
6. The Digestive System.
7. The Cardiovascular System.
8. Blood and the Lymphatic System.
9. The Respiratory System.
10. The Urinary System.
11. The Endocrine System.
12. The Nervous System.
13. The Ear.
14. The Eye.
15. The Female Reproductive System.
16. The Male Reproductive System.
18. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
Appendix I: Study and Review Answer Key.
Appendix II: Case Study Answers.
Appendix III: Glossary of Word Parts.
Appendix IV: Abbreviations.
Appendix V: Laboratory Reference Values.