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Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions

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Andrea M. Nelson, University of West Florida

Katherine Greene, University of West Florida

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: University of West Florida Pressbooks

Language: English

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Reviewed by Carla Tobin, Faculty, Century College on 6/17/22

This textbook covers all of the body systems, the word parts and rules, and prefixes and suffixes. read more

Reviewed by Renee Eaton, Advanced Instructor, Undergraduate Director, Virginia Tech on 5/17/22

Systems-based organization and includes all body systems. read more

Reviewed by Debra Minzola, Associate Professor, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania on 3/18/22

This textbook is very inclusive in the content area. It not only discusses the word but breaks down medical terminology to help learners to easily decipher the meaning of a medical term . read more

Table of Contents

  • 1. Word Parts and Rules
  • 2. Prefixes and Suffixes
  • 3. Body Terminology
  • 4. Sensory Systems
  • 5. Integumentary System
  • 6. Skeletal System
  • 7. Muscular System
  • 8. Nervous System
  • 9. Cardiovascular System
  • 10. Blood Vessels and Blood
  • 11. Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  • 12. Respiratory System
  • 13. Digestive System
  • 14. Endocrine System
  • 15. Urinary System
  • 16. Male Reproductive System
  • 17. Female Reproductive System
  • 18. Obstetrics

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  • About the Book

    Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions is an Open Educational Resource (OER) that focuses on breaking down, pronouncing, and learning the meaning of medical terms within the context of anatomy and physiology. This resource is targeted for Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, and Pre-Professional students.

    About the Contributors


    Andrea M. Nelson, PT, DPT, GCS, CLT, University of West Florida

    Katherine Greene, MPH, University of West Florida

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