Terminology for Health Professionals , Sixth Edition by Carolee Sormunen

By Carolee Sormunen

Terminology for healthiness execs, 6th version specializes in winning studying by means of employing details within the context within which it truly is utilized in a clinical setting. medical and technical details is gifted by way of combining genuine clinical reviews and real-world examples with simple scientific terminology. perform workouts built-in all through each one bankruptcy make stronger studying by way of supporting novices pinpoint particular components for evaluation in gaining knowledge of content material. Written by way of a coaching professional and reviewed by means of quite a few physicians, clinicians and workplace help employees, the cloth displays the most up-tp-date terminology. An Accompanying StudyWARETM CD-ROM deals extra perform via interactive quizzes and enjoyable actions that correlate with each one bankruptcy within the booklet.

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Granule 19. leukocyte 4. pharmacology 12. acrocyanosis 20. hemoglobin 5. basic 13. splenectomy 21. endoscope 6. cyanosis 14. cardiogenic 22. cardioversion 7. antigen 15. cardiogram 23. microtome 8. topical 16. gastroscopy 24. toxic 25. hematocrit Building a Medical Vocabulary 17 Word Element Practice Exercises continued WORD ENDING—NOUN OR ADJECTIVE Circle the word ending and specify whether the word is a noun (N) or an adjective (A). Word N or A 1. cardiac _______________ 2. basal _______________ 3.

Squamous cells are flat, and slightly irregular epithelial cells found in the mouth, blood and lymph vessels, kidney tubules, throat, esophagus, anus, or skin and are designed to protect. Cuboidal cells are small cubes found in glands and linings or coverings of gland ducts whose purpose it is to secrete and protect, as well as to absorb in the kidney tubules. Columnar cells are tall and rectangular cells found in the ducts of certain glands and the bile duct of the liver, as well as in mucus-secreting tissues.

Dors/o _________ 6. dys- _________ 7. end/o _________ 8. ex- _________ 9. hyper- _________ 10. hypo- _________ 11. inter- _________ 12. intra- _________ 13. later/o _________ 14. ne/o _________ 15. peri- _________ 16. -plasia _________ 17. retro- _________ 18. somato/o _________ 19. sub- _________ 20. trans- _________ 21. viscer/o _________ Dictionary Exercises DICTIONARY EXERCISE 1 Use your dictionary to find the pronunciation and definition of the following words. Word Pronunciation Definition 1.

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