This easy-to-read, highly illustrated textserves as a comprehensive introduction to the field of medicalterminology. It provides a detailed examination of normal structure andfunction, diseases, diagnosis and treatment. With four-colorillustrations in every chapter, this informative text covers normalanatomy, physiology and clinical material. Flashcards, study exercisesand case studies make this an ideal study tool. This second editionincludes more key words for disorders, diagnosis and treatment, 50additional illustrations of clinical concepts, more clinical casestudies and expanded coverage of medications. Also included arecrossword puzzles for review, learning objectives, chapter outlines andan index.