This pocket-sized, medical term "dictionary" organizes entries according to body systems and medical topics, making specific words easy to locate. Quick reference boxes in each section enable users to look up terms according to common names or learn the medical terminology for common words, and page numbers are provided to facilitate cross-referencing.
Small, "pocket guide" format is convenient and easy to use in any setting.
Numerous features promote easy referencing of information, including page numbers and quick reference boxes.
Medical terminology definitions and content is relevant to all areas of health care.
Introduction: The components of medical words 1. Cells, tissues, organs and systems 2. The digestive system 3. The respiratory system 4. The cardiovascular system 5. The blood 6. The lymphatic system and immunology 7. The urinary system 8. The nervous system 9. The eye 10. The ear 11. The skin 12. The nose and mouth 13. The muscular system 14. The skeletal system 15. The male reproductive system 16. The female reproductive system and obstetrics 17. The endocrine system 18. Radiology and nuclear medicine 19. Oncology 20. Anatomical position 21. Microbiology 22. Pharmacology Abbreviations Glossary
By Andrew Hutton, BSc, MSc, Lecturer in Life Science, Edinburgh, UK