Basic Medical Language, 3rd Edition

Basic Medical Language

3rd Edition

By Myrna LaFleur Brooks, BEd, RN, Founding President of the National Association of Health Unit Clerks/Coordinators, Faculty Emeritus, Maricopa County Community College District, Phoenix, AZ and Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MA, MEd, Adjunct Faculty, Allied Health and Science, Community Colleges of Vermont, Morrisville,VT; Guest Faculty, Health Arts and Sciences, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT


Lesson 1: Introduction to Medical Language and Body Structure

Lesson 2: Directional Terms, Planes, Regions and Quadrants

Lesson 3: Integumentary System and Colors

Lesson 4: Respiratory System

Time Out Review for Lessons 1-4

Lesson 5: Urinary System

Lesson 6: Reproductive Systems

Lesson 7: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Lesson 8: Digestive System

Time Out Review for Lessons 5-8

Lesson 9: Eye, Ear, and Plural Endings

Lesson 10: Musculoskeletal System

Lesson 11: Nervous System

Lesson 12: Endocrine System

Time Out Review for Lessons 9-12

Appendix A: Words Parts Used in Basic Medical Language

Appendix B: Abbreviations

Appendix C: Answers to Exercises