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by Angela Taibo (Author)

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“Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook” by Angela Taibo is a comprehensive guide to the specialized language used in veterinary medicine. The book is designed to help veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and practicing veterinarians develop a thorough understanding of medical terminology in order to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.

The guide is divided into two parts: the first part provides an overview of the basic principles of medical terminology and introduces the fundamental elements of veterinary anatomy and physiology. The second part of the book is a workbook that offers a variety of exercises and activities designed to reinforce the concepts introduced in the first part.

The exercises in the workbook include word puzzles, labeling exercises, and case studies that simulate real-world scenarios. The exercises are designed to help readers develop their understanding of medical terminology and their ability to use it in a clinical setting.

Overall, “Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook” is a valuable resource for anyone working in the field of veterinary medicine. The book is well-organized and easy to follow, and the exercises are engaging and effective.

Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
Preface
About the Companion Website
Chapter 1 Introduction
Anatomy of a Medical Term
The Root
The Combining Vowel
The Combining Form
The Prefix
The Suffix
Five Rules to Medical Terminology
Study Tips
Building the Terms
Combining Forms
Prefixes
Suffixes
Special Terms
Chapter Abbreviations
SOAP
Case Study: Define the medical terms and abbreviations in bold print
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 2 Anatomical Organization
Structural Organization
The Cell
Tissue
Organs
System
Cavities
Additional Terminology for Structural Organization
Pathology of Structures
Introduction to the Skeletal Anatomy
Directional Terms
Recumbency
Planes of the Body
The Spinal Column
From the Outside In
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study: Define the medical terms and abbreviations in bold print.
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 3 The Musculoskeletal System
Bones
Steps of Ossification
Anatomy of a Bone
Classifications of Bone
Related Terms and Processes
Divisions of the Skeleton
Additional Bone Pathology Terms
Joints
Anatomy of a Joint
Joint Pathology and Procedures
Muscles
Types of Muscles
Functions of Muscle
Additional Myopathy Terms
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study: Define the medical terms and abbreviations in bold print
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 4 The Gastrointestinal Tract
The Pathway of Food
The Oral Cavity
Pharynx
Esophagus
Stomach
Small Intestine
Large Intestine
Liver and Gallbladder
Pancreas
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study: Give the medical terms and abbreviations for definitions in bold print
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 5 The Reproductive System
The Male Reproductive System
Spermatozoon
Anatomy and Physiology
Terms for the Male Reproductive System
Male Reproductive System Pathology and Procedures
Anatomy and Physiology
Building the Terms
The Female Reproductive System
Ovaries
Uterine Tubes
Uterus
The Vagina and Vulva
Mammary Glands
Estrous Cycle
Pregnancy
Terms for the Female Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System Pathology and Procedures
Canine Age and Sex
Feline Age and Sex
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 6 The Cardiovascular System
Blood Vessels
Anatomy of the Heart
External Anatomy
Internal Anatomy: the Flow of Blood
The Heartbeat
Electrocardiogram
Blood Pressure
Circulation
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 7 The Respiratory Tract
Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 8 Hematology
Anatomy and Physiology of Blood and Blood‐Forming Organs
Erythrocytes
Leukocytes
Thrombocytes
Serum or Plasma?
Acellular Dissolved Substances
Blood Banking
Anemia
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 9 Immunology
The Lymphatic System
The Blood System
The Immune System
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 10 The Endocrine System
Endocrine Glands
The Pituitary Gland
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Glands
Adrenal Glands
The Pancreas
The Thymus Gland
The Pineal Gland
The Gonads
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 11 The Integumentary System
Skin
Epidermis
Dermis
Subcutaneous Tissue
Hair
Glands
Sebaceous Glands
Sweat Glands
Nails
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Coat Types and Color
Dogs
Cats
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 12 The Nervous System
Nerves
The Path of the Nervous Impulse
Nerves
Neuroglial Cells
Divisions of the Nervous System
The Central Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study: Define the Terms and Abbreviations in Bold Print
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 13 The Eyes and Ears
The Eye
The Layers
The Path of Light
Ophthalmology Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
The Ear
The Outer Ear
The Middle Ear
The Inner Ear
Otology Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Exercises
Review Tables
Chapter 14 The Urinary System
Anatomy of the Urinary System
The Kidney
Related Terms
Pathology and Procedures
Building the Terms
Abbreviations
Case Study
Review Tables
Chapter 15 The Horse
Equine Anatomy
Equine Skeleton
Hoof Anatomy (Figure 15.2)
External Landmarks and Terminology (Figure 15.3)
Mobility
Types of Horses and their Markings
The Face
The Legs
Equine Coat Colors and Patterns
Equine Husbandry
Equipment
Care and Management
Age and Sex
Physiology and Pathology and Procedures
Commonly Used Equine Slang
Abbreviations
Exercises
Review Table
Chapter 16 Ruminants
Cattle
External Terminology
Bovine Husbandry
Age and Sex
Bovine Pathology
Sheep
External Terminology
Ovine Husbandry
Age and Sex
Goats
External Terminology
Caprine Husbandry
Age and Sex
Camelids
Camelid Husbandry
Age and Sex
Commonly Used Cattle Slang
Abbreviations
Exercises
Review Table
Chapter 17 Swine
Anatomy
Age and Sex
Husbandry
Pathology and Procedures
Abbreviations
Exercises
Review Table
Chapter 18 Exotics
Avian
External Anatomy
Feathers
Skeletal System (Figures 18.4 and 18.5)
Internal Anatomy
Egg Terminology (Figure 18.10)
Age, Sex, and Type
Pathology and Procedures
Reptiles
Amphibians
Amphibian and Reptile Terminology
Exercises
Chapter 19 Laboratory Animals
Rodents
Rats
Mice
Gerbils
Hamsters
Guinea Pigs
Chinchillas
Ferrets
Rabbits
Professional Organizations and Laws
Related Terms
Abbreviations
Exercises
Review Table
Chapter 20 Case Studies
Case Study 1: 93‐pound Labrador Mix
Case Study 2: Emma, four‐year‐old Golden Retriever
Case Study 3: Mare About to Foal
Case Study 4: Teddy, 11‐year‐old Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Case Study 5: Greta, 1½‐year‐old Golden Retriever
Case Study 6: Jewel, 13‐year‐old DSH
Case Study 7: Chuck, 10‐year‐old Maine Coon
Case Study 8: Fledge, one‐year‐old Retriever Mix
Case Study 9: Quesi, 13‐year‐old DLH
Case Study 10: Sparkle, 12‐year‐old Shetland Sheepdog
Case Study 11: Dante, four‐year‐old Rough Collie
Case Study 12: Luke, two‐year‐old Black Labrador Retriever
Case Study 13: Tiger, six‐year‐old DSH
Case Study 14: Punkin, 12‐week‐old DMH
Case Study 15: Belle, eight‐year‐old Great Pyrenees
Case Study 16: Macadamia, four‐year‐old Poodle Mix
Appendix A Pronunciation and Spelling of Terms Found in this Book
Similar Looks and Sounds of Terms
Pronunciation of Certain Vowels
Pronunciation of Certain Consonants
Rules for Plurals
Pronunciation List of Medical Terms Found in this Book
Appendix B Commonly Used Veterinary Medical Abbreviations
Recommended Reading
Glossary
Answers
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