Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy! by Springhouse

By Springhouse

Written within the award-winning, lighthearted Incredibly Easy! kind, this e-book is a wonderful reduction to figuring out and retention of clinical terminology. the 1st bankruptcy specializes in key techniques of scientific terminology, together with universal be aware parts. next chapters hide person physique platforms, offering in-depth definitions that attach phrases to their meanings. This 3rd version gains new chapters on obstetric and psychological future health phrases and extended "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" charts. eight-page full-color inserts supply a better examine anatomical terminology.

A spouse web site bargains scholar and teacher ancillaries together with a pronunciation advisor with thousands of phrases, "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" examine playing cards, perform workouts, PowerPoint shows, and a attempt generator.

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Flat bones include the sternum, scapulae, and cranium, among others. • Irregular bones include the vertebrae and hip bones. Boning up on bone material All bones consist of two types of bone material: an outer layer of dense, smooth compact bone and an inner layer Words will never hurt me. But let’s keep sticks and stones out of it! qxd 8/19/08 4:35 PM Page 53 ANATOMY OF BONES 53 of spongy, cancellous (porous) bone. Compact bone is found especially in the shaft of long bones and in the outer layers of short, flat, and irregular bones.

Qxd 8/19/08 4:24 PM Page 33 DIRECTIONS, REGIONS, AND POSITIONS • The right lumbar region contains portions of the large intestines and the right kidney. • The umbilical region contains sections of the small and large intestines and a portion of the left kidney. • The left lumbar region contains portions of the small and large intestines and a portion of the left kidney. • The right iliac (inguinal) region includes portions of the small and large intestines. • The hypogastric region’s prominent structures include a portion of the sigmoid colon, the urinary bladder and ureters, and portions of the small intestine.

One of three body reference planes 3. Eponym for a position in which the patient’s head is lower than his body or legs 4. Cell movement 7. Word that means in front of 9. When solutes move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration 10. Largest organelle 12. Type of tissue in which a fat droplet occupies most of the cell 13. Process of cell division from the Greek word for thread 15. Passive transport method whose root comes from the Greek word meaning to push 17. qxd 8/19/08 4:24 PM Page 37 VOCABULARY BUILDERS Match game Tissues are groups of similar cells that perform the same role.

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