Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition

Mosby's Medical Terminology Memory NoteCards

2nd Edition

By JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ and Tom Gaglione, MSN, RN, New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand


Introduction to Basic Terminology

    1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
    2. "Seeing" Medical Terminology - NEW
    3. The Root of the Word - NEW
    4. Combining Forms
    5. When to Use a Combining Vowel - NEW
    6. Suffix - It's at the End of the Word
    7. Suffix Knights of Procedures and Interventions
    8. Medical Equipment Suffixes
    9. Suffixes and Surgical Issues
    10. Suffixes that Describe Pathology
    11. "RR" Suffixes
    12. Prefix - It's at the Beginning of the Word
    13. More Prefixes - NEW
    14. Pronunciation - NEW
    15. Rules for Using Singular and Plural Forms
    16. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms - NEW
    17. Guidelines to Unusual Plural Forms (continued) - NEW
    18.  

      Anatomical, Positional, and Directional Terms

    19. Anatomical, Positional and Directional Terms
    20. Anatomic Position - NEW
    21. Directional Terminology - NEW
    22. Anterior and Ventral
    23. Superior and Inferior
    24. Posterior and Dorsal - NEW
    25. Cephalic and Caudal
    26. Medial and Lateral - NEW
    27. Ipsilateral and Contralateral
    28. Unilateral and Bilateral
    29. Proximal and Distal
    30. Supine and Prone
    31. Basic Examination Positions
    32. Supinate and Pronate
    33. Palmar and Plantar
    34. Afferent and Efferent
    35.  

      Body Cavities and their Divisions

    36. Body Cavities
    37. Dorsal Cavity
    38. Cranial and Spinal Cavities
    39. Ventral Cavity
    40. Thoracic Cavity
    41. Abdominal and Pelvic Cavities
    42. Planes of the Body
    43. Horizontal Plane
    44. Vertical Plane
    45.  

      Cells: Human Building Blocks

    46. Cells: Human Building Blocks
    47. Cytology
    48. Stem Cells
    49. Sources of Stem Cells
    50. Cell Membrane
    51. Cytoplasm
    52. Nucleus
    53. Chromosomes
    54. Genes
    55. Tissue
    56. Tissue Types
    57. Epithelial Tissue
    58. Connective Tissue
    59. Muscle Tissue
    60. Nerve Tissue
    61. Tissue Pathology
    62. Anaplasia
    63. Aplasia
    64. Dysplasia
    65. Hyperplasia
    66. Hypertrophy
    67. Hypoplasia
    68.  

      Congenital Disorders

    69. Congenital Disorders
    70. Anomaly
    71. Dominant and Recessive Genes
    72. Genetic Disorders
    73. Cystic Fibrosis
    74. Down Syndrome
    75. Hemophilia
    76. Huntington's Disease/Huntington's Chorea
    77. Muscular Dystrophy
    78. Phenylketonuria
    79. Sickle Cell Anemia
    80. Tay-Sachs Disease
    81.  

      Disciplines

    82. -logist and -logy
    83. Anesthesiology
    84. Cardiology
    85. Dermatology
    86. Geriatrics
    87. Gynecology
    88. Hematology
    89. Histologist
    90. Immunology
    91. Neonatology
    92. Neurology
    93. Oncology
    94. Ophthalmology
    95. Orthopedics and Other Related Fields
    96. Otorhinolaryngology
    97. Pathology
    98. Pediatrics
    99. Psychiatry
    100. Urology
    101.  

      Body Systems and Main Structures

    102. Body Systems and Structures
    103. Musculoskeletal System (muscul/o, skelet/o)
    104. Bone Tissue (oste/o, osse/o)
    105. Joints (arthr/o)
    106. Cartilage (chondr/o)
    107. Muscles (my/o)
    108. Muscle and Fascia
    109. Ligaments and Tendons (tendin/o, ten/o)
    110. Muscle Pathology
    111. Introduction to Cardiovascular Terms
    112. Arteries (arteri/o, arter/o)
    113. Veins (phleb/o, ven/o)
    114. Blood Cell Types and Components
    115. Extravasation
    116. Atherosclerosis
    117. Angiography
    118. Immune System's First Line of Defense
    119. Immune System's Second Line of Defense
    120. Immune System's Third Line of Defense
    121. Lymphatic System
    122. Lymph Vessels
    123. Spleen
    124. Lymph-Related Blood Cells
    125. Respiratory System
    126. Nose and Pharynx
    127. Structures of the Lungs
    128. Breathing - NEW
    129. Tonsils
    130. Mucous and Mucus
    131. Gastrointestinal System
    132. Mouth, Esophagus, and Stomach
    133. Abdomen and Stomach
    134. Nausea
    135. Small and Large Intestine
    136. Liver, Pancreas, and Gall Bladder
    137. Urinary System
    138. Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary Bladder, Prostate, and Urethra
    139. -uria vs Urea
    140. Nervous System
    141. Spinal Cord
    142. Structures of the Brain
    143. Eye
    144. Core/o and Corne/o
    145. Ear
    146. Integumentary System
    147. Skin
    148. Associated Structures of the Integumentary System
    149. Sweat Gland Related Issues
    150. Infection and Inflammation
    151. Laceration and Lesion
    152. Strata and Striae
    153. Endocrine System
    154. Pituitary Gland
    155. Thyroid Gland
    156. Parathyroid Glands
    157. Adrenal Glands
    158. Pancreas
    159. Thymus Gland
    160. Testes
    161. Ovaries
    162. Menstrual Disorders
    163. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    164.  

      Types of Diseases

    165. Types of Diseases
    166. Disease, Malaise, Dysfunction
    167. Infectious Diseases
    168. Organic Disorders
    169. Iatrogenic Disorders
    170. Idiopathic Disorders
    171. Nosocomial Infections
    172.  

      Diagnostic Procedures

    173. Diagnostic Procedures
    174. Vital Signs
    175. Signs, Symptoms, and Syndrome
    176. Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, and Prognosis
    177. Acute, Chronic, Remission, and Relapse
    178. Assessment Tools
    179. Laboratory Tests
    180. Urinalysis
    181. -centesis
    182. Radiology
    183. CT Scan
    184. MRI
    185. Fluoroscopy
    186. Diagnostic Sonography
    187.  

      Pharmacology

    188. Palliative Measures
    189. Anti-, -lytic, -cides
    190. Potentiation and Synergism
    191. Drug and Idiosyncratic Reactions
    192. Routes of Drug Administration
    193.  

      Don't Confuse These!

    194. -ectomy, -stomy, -tomy
    195. Supination and Suppuration
    196. Cyt/o vs Cyst/o
    197. Os vs Oste/o
    198. Sacr/o vs Sarc/o
    199. Palpation and Palpitation
    200. Arteri/o, Ather/o, Arthr/o
    201. Fissure and Fistula
    202. Myc/o, Myel/o, My/o
    203. Ileum and Ilium
    204. Pyel/o, Py/o, Pyr/o
    205. Perone/o, Perine/o, Peritone/o
    206. Phall/o vs Phalang/o
    207. Prostate and Prostrate
    208. Vesic/o vs Vescul/o
    209. Viral and Virile
    210. Trauma and Triage