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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide + Navigate 2 Premier Access, 9th Edition

  • Barbara Janson Cohen
  • Shirley A. Jones
  • ISBN-10: 1975136373
  • ISBN-13: 9781975136376
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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About the Product

Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, Ninth Edition helps readers develop a fundamental knowledge of the medical terminology necessary for a career in any healthcare setting. The text opens with a general introduction to word parts and the human body as a whole, followed by an overview of diseases and treatments. Each subsequent chapter on the individual body systems begins with an illustrated overview of the system with definitions of key terms relevant to that system. Tables of word parts and exercises on using them follow. The sequence of the systems chapters follows the same order as that found in a traditional A&P course.Turning to the abnormal, a section on diseases and treatments is included, followed by definitions of related key terms.


  • Detailed, full-color drawings and photographs help clarify the text and are essential for visual learners

  • Comprehensive pedagogical elements to help students learn and review material, such as Pretests, Topic Exercises,Chapter Review Exercise, and Case Study Questions

  • Clinical Perspectives and Health Professions boxes show how medical terminology is applied in clinical settings and real-world careers

  • The content in chapters 1-8 has been condensed into chapters 1-3 to support a full-semester course

  • The Anatomy and Physiology Review Module with Heart & Lung Sounds is now part of the online resources

New to this edition

  • A new comprehensive glossary