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By Andrew Hutton BSc MSc

A data of scientific terminology is vital for plenty of health and wellbeing care professions. This appealing a simple to exploit self-teaching textual content presents an easy, interactive, complete advisor to the language of drugs. Following a quick creation to the fundamental elements of scientific phrases, every one unit offers with a unique physique procedure and follows a regular plan: notice workout; An anatomy workout; A be aware cost; and A self review. via breaking phrases into their part components and making use of wisdom via workouts and examples from sufferer care, the reader studying how phrases are shaped and turns into conversant in the typical roots, and suffixes of medial phrases in addition to how they are going to be encountered in perform. moreover, the textual content offers a complete glossary/index, which cross-references the textual content, in addition to an inventory of universal abbreviations.

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To complete the exercise: • read through the passage on gallstones; unfamiliar words are underlined and you can find their meaning using the Word Help • write the meaning of the medical terms shown in bold print. Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) Miss B, a 35-year-old, presented to her general practitioner complaining of pain emanating from the epigastric and right hypochondrial regions radiating to the back. The pain lasted for about 3 hours following each meal and was accompanied by nausea and occasional vomiting.

Thrombo/genesis Aneurysm (From Greek aneurysma, meaning a dilatation. Here it is used to refer to a dilated vessel, usually an artery. It is due to a local fault in the wall through defect, disease or injury. ) (g) thrombo/lysis The sudden blocking of an artery by a clot is referred to as an embolism. Emboli can be caused by thrombi as well as other foreign materials, such as fat, air and infective material. g. as in embolectomy. Combining forms Aneurysm/o Thrombolytic therapy Recently developed enzymes are being used to dissolve blood clots in situ.

Esophag/o) 14. bile (e) formation of an opening/ anastomosis between the anus and the ileum Score 5 Check answers to Self-Assessment Tests on page 299. UNIT 3 The breathing system Objectives Once you have completed Unit 3 you should be able to: • understand the meaning of medical words relating to the breathing system • build medical words relating to the breathing system • associate medical terms with their anatomical position • understand medical abbreviations relating to the breathing system.

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