From the past to the present…aster the language of medicine through its historyT ake a language origin approach to mastering medical terminology through the root elements of medical terminology—the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms from Greek and Latin.Tales from ancient Greek and Latin writers, mythical stories of gods and goddesses, excerpts from the writings of ancient physicians, and modern stories of scientists and physicians who struggled to identify and accurately label the phenomena they observed, make them memorable. Exercises and activities make learning easy.Five Stars.“This book really helped in my class and great for reviewing and practicing. Very simple and not confusing.—Tayler, Online ReviewerLoved this exercise book“…I loved using it to learn the roots. From time to time, I will go to the back of the book where you can look up information very quickly. It has so many interesting stories.
Minnie B., Online Reviewer Updated & Revised! Incorporates the language of medicine today and the Updated! Reflects the currency and accuracy of Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 22nd Edition,the field’s most trusted resource.Explores the Greek and Latin grammar that is the basis of medical terminology and common English.Builds understanding with vocabulary lists, etymological notes, and vignettes that provide context.Develops skills with exercises for analyzing and defining words, providing derivations from Greek and Latin roots, defining words from medical discussions, and reviewing vocabulary.Illustrates how to apply the principles of medical terminology to specific body systems with etymological notes as a guide.