Basic Medical Language, 5th Edition

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by Myrna LaFleur Brooks, Danielle LaFleur Brooks

With brief explanations and a focus on word building skills, Basic Medical Language, 5th Edition provides the foundation you need to confidently communicate with other health care team members. This basic medical vocabulary text explains a carefully selected group of suffixes, prefixes, and combining forms to give you the basis for recognizing and defining hundreds of medical terms. Clear, illustrated lessons present terms by body system, introducing word parts and providing review exercises that ask students to define terms or combine word parts to create terms. This text also reinforces learning with all-new case studies, images, and exercises -and carefully crafted Evolve resources.


  • Over 200 flash cards


    packaged free with the text make it easier for you to memorize terms.
  • Systemic presentation of medical terms helps you learn and recognize new words as you encounter them by combining parts.
  • Objectives integrated with headingsclarify how the content is presented within lessons and show you how objectives relate to content.
  • Consistent organization and pacing of lessonsensures steady acquisition of terminology.
  • Integrated review exercisestest your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress.


  • NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning


    program customized for

Basic Medical Language, 5th Edition

    helps you learn and retain medical terminology.
  • NEW! All-new case studies serve as review sections and provide additional opportunities for you to apply what you have learned.
  • NEW! Career Focus feature highlights professionals whose work focuses on specific body systems.
  • NEW! Engaging new exercises, including matching, building, and reading medical terms in context, foster an active learning approach.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Terms and images keep you up-to-date with the latest healthcare procedures and advances.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323290487
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/16/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432

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