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Medical Terminology Express, 3E

A Short-Course Approach by Body System


A condensed format paired with the power of the Medical Language Lab provides an ideal fit for short course, online, or self-paced study.


Now in its 2nd edition, Medical Terminology Express adapts Barbara Gylys’s proven word-building techniques for the short-course. Organized by body system, this text shows the connection between anatomical structures and associated medical word roots. 

Also Included:
A 1-year subscription to Medical Language Lab, and access to DavisPlus student and instructor online resources.

Online Resources

For Students

  • Study Questions
  • Animations
  • Audio Tutorials
  • Medical Language Lab

For Instructors

  • Davis Digital Version
  • Instructor’s Guide/Activity Pack
  • Electronic Test Bank
  • Image Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Teaching Guide (with lesson plans)
  • Resource Kits for Learning Management Systems
  • Medical Language Lab
Medical Language Lab
The Medical Language Lab provides a customized, interactive, online program for each of these F.A. Davis Medical Terminology texts. Use The MLL’s integrated Gradebook and export it to the Learning Management System of your choice. Your students receive The MLL, FREE for one full year, with the purchase of new copies of the texts.
Medical Terminology Complete
Medical Terminology Complete is the complete online option within The Medical Language Lab. It offers the same customization, Gradebook, and lesson structure as The MLL but features these F.A. Davis Med Term texts in eBook format with lecture videos—to give your students the complete online experience.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
2. Body Structure
3. Integumentary System
4. Respiratory System
5. Cardiovascular System
6. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
7. Digestive System
8. Urinary System
9. Reproductive System
10. Endocrine System
11. Nervous System
12. Musculoskeletal System
13. Special Senses: Eyes and Ears


A. Glossary of Medical Word Elements
B. Answer Key
C. Abbreviations and Symbols
D. Drug Classifications
E. Medical Specialties
F. Index of Diagnostic, Medical, and Surgical Procedures
G. Index of Oncological Terms
     Index Rules for Plural Suffixes
     Pronunciation Guidelines


Grade: 9-12

Medical Terminology Express, 3E (Text + Medical Language Lab) (Print)
Includes printed text, DavisPlus, and 1-year online access to The Medical Language Lab.
ISBN: 978-1-7196-4227-9
Author: Barbara Gylys
© 2021
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 496
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Softcover

Medical Terminology Express (Medical Terminology Complete) (Web-based)
Includes eBook format of text with lecture videos, DavisPlus, and 1-year online access to The Medical Language Lab.
Author: Barbara Gylys
© 2021
Page Count: 496

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Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-FA-MT-EXP-3E Medical Terminology Express, 3E (Text + Medical Language Lab) 9781719642279 $88.95
TB-FA-MT-EXPC-3E Medical Terminology Express (Medical Terminology Complete) $57.95
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