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Medical Terminology For Dummies

Medical Terminology For Dummies by Beverley Henderson
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Confused by medical terms? Don’t know a carcinoma from ahematoma? Medical Terminology For Dummies gets you up tospeed quickly on medical terminology fundamentals and helps youmaster medical definitions, pronunciations, and applications acrossall health care fields. Once you understand medical prefixes,suffixes, and root words, you’ll approach even unfamiliarmedical terms with confidence.

This plain-English guide to language that can be just plainconfusing clears up the meanings of the Greek and Latin sources ofmedical terms. You’ll get a handle on how these mouthfuls areconstructed, and discover how to decipher any medical term, nomatter how complex or unusual. You’ll also get plenty of helpin pronouncing and remembering medical words, and you’ll findout how and why the terminology changes from hospital to laboratoryto pharmacy. You’ll discover how to:

  • Understand word foundations and origins
  • Grasp the essential meanings of unfamiliar terms
  • Define common prefixes and suffixes
  • Identify and pronounce medical terms
  • Deconstruct words to grasp definitions
  • Use plurals and multiples with ease
  • Describe medical conditions accurately
  • Bone up on terms that describe the anatomy
  • Use mnemonic devices to remember medical terms
  • Know when words refer to diseases, injuries, treatments, andmore
  • Use medical terminology in the real world

Complete with a list of essential references on medicalterminology as well as helpful word-building activities MedicalTerminology For Dummies puts you in the know in notime.

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Title: Medical Terminology For Dummies
Author: Beverley Henderson; Jennifer Lee Dorsey
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