Medical Terminology: A Self-learning Text, Volume 1
A combination text and workbook, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A Self Learning Text uses word roots to build term definitions. A high exercise to test ratio gives ample opportunity for students to check their comprehension and allows self-study or guided-study course formats. By using an organ-system approach and assuming no prior knowledge, Birmingham is an "essentials" text, broad-based enough to apply to all allied health fields.
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Basic Word Parts I
The Structure of the Body I
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abdominal abnormal adrenal artery bladder blood vessels body brain breast bronchi cartilage caused cavity cervical Chapter clot Column A Column condition osis describe diagnosis digestive system disorders doctor drug duct ectomy endocrine example exocrine exocrine glands eyeball female fluid following terms function glands hair heart hormone immune infection inflammation inflammation itis integumentary system intestine involved joint kidney layer ligament lobe located lungs lymph lymphatic male Match column membrane muscle nerve nervous system nodes normal organs otomy pelvic penis person prefix procedure produce pulmonary related to diseases removal respiratory system root word root word meaning sclera selected terms related sexual skin space spinal cord stomach structure substance Suffixes surface surgical term meaning terms are related therapy tion tissue trachea transplant treatment tube ureter urethra urinary urinary bladder urine uterine tube uterus vagina valve vein ventricle vertebrae white blood cells