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Exploring Medical Language | 8th Edition

A Student-Directed Approach

ISBN-10: 0323073085
ISBN-13: 9780323073080
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PUBLISHER: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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Master the medical terminology you'll need for success with this easy-to-use, objective-based approach! Focused on medical terminology and vocabulary, Exploring Medical Language: A Student-Directed Approach, 8th Edition helps you understand complex medical terms using a proven step-by-step strategy, building each term from its foundation. With a logical, body-systems organization and engaging terminology exercises throughout, it's your key to communicating confidently and effectively with other health care professionals.



  • Systematic approach to terminology equips you to recognize and define new terms as you encounter them and to build the medical vocabulary you'll need in the health care setting.
  • Pronunciation key provides quick access to frequently referenced material.
  • Case studies encourage critical thinking and challenge you to apply what you've learned to realistic scenarios.
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine boxes highlight words and phrases associated with this increasingly popular discipline.
  • Terminology flash cards (409 cards) included with every book provide valuable review and self-assessment tools you can take anywhere for study on the go.
  • Audio CDs, available at an additional charge and packaged either separately or with the book, help you perfect your pronunciation of difficult terms.
  • Engaging study tools on a companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding through interactive exercises, the Body Spectrum A&P review program, and a 5,000-term English/Spanish glossary.
  • Medical Terminology Online, available at an additional charge, gives you an enhanced learning experience with fully integrated online lessons, animations, slide shows, quizzes, exams, and more.


  • Anatomy and physiology "boosters" on the companion Evolve website strengthen your understanding of important A&P concepts.
  • Updated terms and abbreviations throughout the text keep you current with the latest advances in technology and changes in the health care industry.
  • New illustrations clarify complex physiological processes and familiarize you with equipment you may encounter on the job.

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PAGES: 880
CATEGORY: Medical
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