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Providing a quick and easy approach to learning medical terminology, A Short Course in Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition and online resources is perfect for use in a 1- or 2- credit course or as continuing education or self-study. Using a concise mnemonic approach, the book’s consistently formatted chapters and word tables show students how to memorize word parts and use word building to learn medical terminology. The book covers terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties (including pharmacology), and health professions. The Third Edition engages students with hundreds of fun and engaging in-text, , and online exercises, including new flashcard and audio pronunciation activities, crossword puzzles, Hangman, medical case record and spelling bee questions, figure labeling exercises, and true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice exercises. Terms are reviewed in narrative context, with case study exercises and term review. The updated Third Edition includes new case studies that highlight the role medical terminology plays in communication, new online top 200 pharmacology flash cards with audio pronunciations, new photos, and a wide range of additional visual, kinesthetic, and auditory questions that appeal to a wide variety of learning styles and preferences.