Basic Medical Language with Flash Cards
Danielle LaFleur Brooks, Dale M Levinsky & Myrna LaFleur Brooks


Build the foundation you need to confidently communicate with your healthcare team!

This concise text helps you learn and recognize hundreds of medical terms by introducing the suffixes and prefixes, and combining forms used in building words.

Brief, illustrated lessons present terms by body system and include exercises that ask you to build, define, and read commonly used medical terms.

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Plus free interactive online activities:

Educator Resources 

  • TEACH Resources (Lesson plans, Handouts, and PowerPoint® slides)
  • Test bank

Student Resources

  • Pronunciation
  • Spelling
  • Quizzes
  • Activities and games
  • Animations
  • Electronic flashcards
  • Electronic health records
  • Appendices

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Key Features

  • Over 200 flash cards packaged free with the text make it easier for you to memorize terms.
  • Electronic health record mockups provide exposure to the electronic health records that you will encounter in practice.
  • Systemic presentation of medical terms helps you learn and recognize new words as you encounter them by combining parts.
  • Case studies serve as review sections and provide additional opportunities to apply what you have learned.
  • Engaging integrated exercises, including matching, building, and reading medical terms in context.
  • Consistent organization and pacing of lessons ensure the steady acquisition of terminology.
  • Objectives integrated with headings clarify how the content is presented within lessons and show you how objectives relate to the content.
Author Information
Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MA, Med, Faculty, Community Colleges of Vermont
Dale M Levinsky, MD, Instructor, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Myrna LaFleur Brooks, RN, BEd, Founding President of the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, Faculty Emeritus, Maricopa County Community College District, Phoenix, AZ
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