Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding
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Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding


Med Term coverage: Comprehensive/ICD-10 Programmed approach: No A&P coverage: Detailed Practice exercises: Moderate

Build the foundation for effective ICD-10-CM/PCS coding with a complete introduction to relevant medical terminology and anatomy. The first resource of its kind, Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding makes unfamiliar medical language more approachable and familiarizes students with the expanded A&P terminology they'll need to know for successful ICD-10-CM/PCS coding, including arteries, veins, bones, muscles, nerves, and lymphatic vessels, and more. Coding certified (CCs, CPC) and Approved AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academy Trainer Betsy Shiland provides unparalleled expert insight, and engaging in-book exercises and interactive online activities to give students the review and practice they need to ensure comprehension and confidently prepare for the coding workforce.

  • Terminology coverage specific to ICD-10-CM/PCS familiarizes you with the terms and definitions you'll encounter most frequently in coding practice.

  • Anatomy and physiology content helps you accurately interpret medical reports to code effectively in ICD-10-CM/PCS.

  • Pathology terms are organized by disease and disorder classification so you can practice locating information just as you will when coding with ICD-10-CM.

  • ICD codes provided for pathology terms and signs/symptoms help you associate diagnoses with related codes.

  • In-book exercises test your understanding as you learn.

  • Pathology and procedure terminology tables challenge you to decode terms by word origins and definitions.

  • Root operation information is incorporated into procedure tables to familiarize you with the associated common suffixes.

  • Electronic medical record format familiarizes you with documentation commonly used in healthcare settings.

  • Guideline Alert! boxes link terminology to relevant ICD-10-CM/PCS information at a glance.

  • Be Careful! boxes alert you to similar and potentially confusing word parts and terms.

  • Interactive learning games and activities on a companion Evolve website reinforce your comprehension and make learning medical terminology more engaging.

1. Introduction to Medical Terminology

2. Body Structure and Directional Terminology

3. Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

4. Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

5. Digestive System

6. Genitourinary System

7. Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium

8. Blood, Blood-Forming Organs and the Immune Mechanism

9. Circulatory System

10. Respiratory System

11. Nervous System

12. Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders

13. Eye and Adnexa

14. Ear and Mastoid Process

15. Endocrine System and Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders


A. Word Part and Meanings

B. Meaning and Word Parts

C. Abbreviations

D. Common Diagnostic Procedures

E. Pharmacology

Betsy J. Shiland, MS, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CPHQ, CTR, AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academy Trainer
Assistant Professor
Allied Health Department
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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