Users Guide

This User's Guide shows you how to put the features of Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, 4th Edition to work for you.

TERMINOLOGY

Terminology is presented in a consistent and logical manner. Phonetic pronunciations are included with all new terms.

Key Terms include the most commonly used words.

Medical Terminology Word Parts

Key Terms include the most commonly used words.

Supplementary Terms list more specialized words.

Supplementary Terms and function

The part of the stomach near

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The evacuation of fece* from the rectum Swallowing

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Abbreviations for common terms.

Supplementary Terms list more specialized words.

Supplementary Terms and function

The part of the stomach near

» the hean named for c,0,eilew

The evacuation of fece* from the rectum Swallowing

The pan of the duodenum near, k , oftheduodenum ™rth*P)"°™K the 6„, be„d OWe,

Abbreviations for common terms.

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Key Clinical Terms list medical terms pertinent to the body system under discussion.

disorders

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Key Clinical Terms

SPECIAL INTEREST BOXES

Special interest boxes appear throughout the book and contain information on word derivations and usage.

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BOX 5-1 Cutting the Job in Half

A beginning smdent ,„ mejta| ^^ surprised by the vast number of names and terms that he °r she is required to learn. This responsi-biiity is lightened somewhat by the fact that we are bilaterally symmetrical. That is, aside from some internal organs such as the liver spleen OTnrndt, pancreas, and intestine, nearly every-thlng on the right side can be found on the left as W The skeleton can be figuratively split down the center, gmng equal structures on both sides of the midline. Many blood vessels and nerves are paired. This cuts the learning in half

In additi°n many of the blood vessels and nerves in a region have the same name The radial m^ radial vein, and radial nerve are parallel, and all are located along the radius of •he forearm. Vessels are commonly named for the organ they supply: the hepatic artery and wm of the liven the pulmonary artery and vein of the lungs, the renal artery and vein of the kidney.

No one could say that the learning of medical terminology is a snap, but it could be harder!

DISPLAYS

Displays organize information on specific topics and serve as references and reviews.

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FULL-COLOR ARTWORK AND PHOTOS

Beautiful full-color art throughout the book brings the content to life and illustrates the most important information.

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Inferior

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Illustrations bring complex information to life.

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Full-color photos add a clinical context.

CASE STUDIES

Case studies illustrate terminology in the context of a medical report. These are followed by questions about terms used in the cases.

Case Studies

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CASE STUDY QUESTIONS

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PRACTICE EXERCISES

Exercises are included throughout the book to help you understand the content, assess your progress, and review and prepare for quizzes and tests.

Free Medical Terminology Study Guides
A Chapter Review concludes each chapter.

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FLASHCARDS

A set of flashcards is included to help you maximize your study time.

Expand your vocabulary by making additional flashcards as you work through the text.

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CD-ROM

The free CD-ROM includes practice tests, additional exercises to test your knowledge and assess your progress, and a pronunciation glossary. Have fun while you learn!

• The practice tests offer an opportunity for you to prepare for assessment.

• Interactive labeling exercises help you reinforce your understanding of anatomy.

• The pronunciation glossary allows you to hear accurate pronunciations of over 2,500 terms, drawn directly from Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

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Ear Anatomy Labeling Exercise

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